Margaret Knox-Frank


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Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Margaret E. Knox-Frank, 96, of East Moline, died on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Illini Restorative Care Center, Silvis.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hampton Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice, Mooseheart, or to Moline Depot Preservation.
Margaret was born on May 5, 1916, in Port Byron, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Vick Fulscher.
She married Stanley E. Frank on Dec. 17, 1992, in Mesa, Ariz. She owned and operated Kozy Beauty Shop in Moline. Margaret loved ballroom dancing. She had been a member of the Moose Lodge, most recently the Geneseo Chapter.
Survivors include her husband, Stanley E. Frank, East Moline; and son, Richard "Rick" R. (Henrietta) Neeley, Elgin, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ray Fulscher; and sister, Agnes Leenknecht.
Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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