Laverne Schnoebelen


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Posted Online: Jan. 06, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Laverne R. Schnoebelen, 98, of Moline, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 412 10th St., Moline. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline, with a rosary at 4 p.m. Entombment is at St. Mary's Mausoleum, East Moline.
Laverne was born Dec. 7, 1914, in Riverside, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Viola (Kueneman) Waldschmidt. She married Valerian Schnoebelen. He preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1982.
Laverne was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, where she was in the Altar & Rosary Society. She enjoyed reading, baking and playing euchre and rummy. Laverne was a loving grandmother and friend to everyone.
Survivors include her children, Alvin (Donna) Schnoebelen, Garald (Kay) Schnoebelen, Paulette (Earl) Ferries, Linda Williams and Michael (Karen) Schnoebelen; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Donna Sersion; sons-in-law, Ralph Sersion and Danny Williams; granddaughter, Jody Lutze; and grandson, Dennis Rodgers.
Special thanks to the staff at Rosewood Care Center. Many of you went out of your way to make her last days special.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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