Genevieve Wallace


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Posted Online: Dec. 23, 2012, 5:01 pm
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Genevieve Wallace, 85, of Bettendorf, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at St. Anthony's, Rock Island.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Runge. Visitation is 11 a.m. to services. Burial is in National Cemetery, Rock Island.
She was born March 12, 1927, in Ava, Mo., to Walter and Stella Fitzgerald. She married Lester Wallace in 1949 in Ava. He died Jan. 25, 2012.
Survivors are children, Brenda Gingry, Joe, Lisa Van Damme; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Robin Wallace. She was preceded by two sons.












 




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