Donna Farr


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Donna M. Farr, 69, of Moline, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to her family.
Donna was born on Jan. 25, 1943, in Rock Island, the daughter of Chalmer and Pauline Anderson Quigley-Green. She married Ronald D. Farr on May 7, 1960, in Aledo. He preceded her in death on May 15, 2010.
For 18 years, she worked in various capacities for Desaulner's Printing Co. She liked to spend her time doing crafts and going to yard sales. She enjoyed camping in her motor home and especially traveling to Arizona. Donna especially loved watching her grandson race BMX.
Survivors include her son, Roger (Ruth) Farr; grandson, Cody; brother, Chalmer (Roberta) Quigley, Lewiston, Ill.; sister, Frances (Hershel) Carmen, Waxahachie, Texas; sisters-in-law, Millie Nelson and Betty Suter; and special niece, Joyce Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents; son; and sister-in-law, Wilma Johnson.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting her obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.














 



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