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Elizabeth M Ware

March 31, 1925 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 92)

The Piano Brothers

Elizabeth M. Ware, 92, of East Moline, IL, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline, IL.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. with a visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3209 60th Street, Moline.  Burial will be at the National Cemetery at the Rock Island Arsenal.  Memorials may be made to Unity Point Hospice.  Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline, is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

Elizabeth was born on March 31, 1925, in Moline, IL, the daughter of Walter and Lena Huddleston Douglas.  She married William A. Ware on October 16, 1948, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rock Island, and he preceded her in death on September 7, 2017. She worked as a registered nurse for the former Lutheran Hospital for over 20 years. 

 

Elizabeth was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and Women of the Well.    She was very active in the Moline PTA, holding several offices, and played in several Bridge clubs. Elizabeth loved to volunteer her time for the Festival of Trees, Bix, and in the food tent for the QC Open.  She was an avid golfer at the Geneseo Country Club. 

 

Survivors include her 3 children, Terrie Falkenstein, Eden Prairie, MN, and Tom (Gay) Ware, Livonia, MI, and Meg (Kelly) Goetz, Granville, IL; 5 grandchildren, Martha Ware, Douglas (Missy) Ware, Brent (Misty) Falkenstein, Laura (Greg) Lamecker, and Paul (Jodie) Goetz; 5 great grandchildren, Brenden Ware, Kelsey Ware, Addison Goetz, Preston Goetz, and Aubrey Goetz; several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Kristen Falkenstein; and great granddaughter, Alayna Goetz; siblings, Gladys Hast, Margaret Ziel, Kenneth Douglas, and Howard Douglas.

 

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 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
December 4, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church in Moline
3209 60th Street
Moline, IL 61265

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
December 4, 2017

10:30 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church in Moline
3209 60th Street
Moline, IL 61265


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