Frances Ruiz


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Posted Online: Dec. 26, 2012, 7:01 pm
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Funeral services for Frances L. Ruiz, 85, of Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Moline.
Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Friday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m.
Mrs. Ruiz died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island, surrounded by loved ones. In lieu of flowers and gifts, memorials may be made to the family.
Frances Montecino was born Oct. 22, 1927, in Mason City, Iowa, the daughter of Steven and Leonarda Baltierra Montecino. She married Enrique Ruiz.
She retired from Cresent Cleaners, Davenport, in 1989, after more than 20 years of service. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She devoted her life to God and her family.
Survivors include her daughters, Chris (Antonio) Rasso, Silvis, Mona Ruiz, Rock Island, and Jessie (Rick) De Anda, Rock Island; sons, Steve Montecino, Alabama, Stephen Ruiz, Moline, Henry Ruiz, Rock Island, Anthony Ruiz, Moline; 18 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Anna Montecino, East Moline; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Rose Montecino, Refugia Montecino and Jessie Moreno; brother, Ramon Montecino.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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