Dorothy Moose


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Posted Online: Nov. 22, 2012, 10:57 pm
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Dorothy L. Moose, 94, of Moline, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation is from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25. Burial is at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to Community Christian Church, Moline.
Dorothy was born June 18, 1918, in Mendon, Mo., the daughter of Fulgentius Fingal and Minnie Anderson Ackeberg. She married Samuel O. Moose on Oct. 22, 1960, in Tampico. He preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 2008.
Dorothy was employed as a clerk for the Burlington Northern Railroad until her retirement. She was a charter member of the Woman's Traffic Club. Dorothy was also a member of the Christian Women's Club. She enjoyed traveling, cooking and working at Community Christian Church. Dorothy was very proud of her Swedish heritage. Dorothy's love for people shined through in the way she served her family, friends and community.
Survivors include her niece, Connie Endicott, Irvine, Calif.; nephew, Kenyon Ackeberg, Phoenix, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Marvin Ackeberg, Walnut, Ill.; and Howard Ackeberg, Mesa, Ariz.
Online condolence may be expressed to the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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