Regina Just


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Posted Online: Nov. 23, 2012, 5:37 pm
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Regina Just, 90, East Moline, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Hope Creek, East Moline.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, East Moline. Entombment is in St. Mary's Mausoleum, East Moline. Visitation is 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 2 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Regina Lauinger was born Sept. 7, 1922, in Linton, N.D., the daughter of Joseph and Agatha Schneider Lauinger. She served in the U.S. Army as a corporal during World War II. She married Jerome Just on Nov. 10, 1945, in Selma, Ala. He died in 1976. Regina owned and operated Just Hairstyling until 1985.
Regina will be remembered for her humor, her strengths and courage. She had an underlying love that touched all who knew her. Regina spent her last years building strong relationships with open hands and heart. Regina was a devoted member of many organizations during her lifetime, including the Women of the Moose, East End Ladies Auxiliary, St. Mary's East Moline Circle 3 and several military groups including the East Moline American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the 8 & 40. Mrs. Just enjoyed playing golf and the outdoors.
Survivors include her children, David (fiancee, Connie) Just, Clinton, Iowa, Renee Just, East Moline, Dennis Just, East Moline, and Dana Just, East Moline; grandchildren, Kelly (Ron) Vroman, Jamie (Teri) Just, Jeremy (Renae) Just, Erin (Allen) DeFrieze, Brian (Chris) Spindel, Tina (Dave) Schmidt, Tessa (Jim) Pearce, Nathan (Tami) Just and Audrey Just; and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Alvina VanderVorste; and brothers, Joseph Jr. and Eugene.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 




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