Floy Lingafelter


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Posted Online: Jan. 19, 2013, 5:49 pm
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Floy Lingafelter, 88, East Moline, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at her home, with family by her side.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to 1st Christian Church, East Moline, where she was a member.
Floy Marston was born March 3, 1924, in Buffalo Prairie, the daughter of Linwood and Fern Marston. She married Russell Lingafelter on Oct. 15, 1942. He died March 16, 1961.
Floy had worked as a clerk at JC Penney for many years, retiring in the early 1990s. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking, working in her yard and flower gardens. She loved to dance.
Survivors include her sons, Dennis (Diana) Lingafelter, Geneseo, and Russell (Linda) Lingafelter, Moline; grandchildren, Rusty (Janella) Lingafelter, Edwardsville, Ill., Cathy (Tony) Maiers, Moline, Shelly (John) Swain, Cleveland, Tenn., and Kim (Charles) McHugh, Geneseo; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Tyler Craig, Austin VandeVoorde, Henry, Eli, Addie and Andrew Lingafelter, and Ali and A.J. Shroder; sister, Alice Plemmons; brother, Charles (Diane) Marston; sisters-in-law, Shirley, Rosemary and Carole Marston; and brother-in-law, Delbert Ketelsen.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Olive Ketelsen; brothers, Russell, Elwin "Bub" and Blain Marston; brother-in-law, Tommy Plemmons; nephew, Joe Marston; and nieces, Sharon Weets and Darla Biere.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 




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