Viola 'Vi' Stulir


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 5:59 pm
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Funeral services for Viola "Vi" Stulir, 95, of East Moline, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis.
Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until noon Friday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.
Mrs. Stulir died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
Vi Smith was born May 31, 1917, in Bettendorf, the daughter of Jess and Ida Lamb Smith. She married Joseph J. Stulir Sept. 5, 1936. He died Feb. 25, 1994.
Vi had been a loving homemaker. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing and cooking. She loved being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had been a lifetime member of the former St. Mary Catholic Church, East Moline, and the Illini Auxiliary.
Survivors include her son, Dennis (Kathy) Stulir, East Moline; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Richard Stulir; sisters, Erma Veys and Cleo Bushnell.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 




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