Ardys Edstrand


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Posted Online: Dec. 29, 2012, 5:20 pm
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Ardys Edstrand, 70, of Rock Island, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family and her devoted dog, Scooter.
Per her wishes, there will be no services and she will be cremated.
Ardys was born on April 3, 1942, in Rock Island, the daughter of Arthur and Gladys Schnoor Stoit. She married Ron Edstrand on July 28, 1962, in Galesburg.
She was a Sunday school teacher and active in the neighborhood organization. She also was involved with animal charities. Ardys will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Ron; sons, Gerry and Ren Edstrand; daughter, Ronda (Jerry) Turnbough; grandsons, Jerry, Josh and Justin Rudolph; six great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Kline; and a nephew, Jim (Jennie) Abel.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.












 



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