Anna Goulet


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Anna R. Goulet, 86, of Coal Valley, died on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Anna Ruth DeBoef was born on June 13, 1926, in Muskegon, Mich., a daughter of Everett and Anna Katt DeBoef. She married Robert D. Goulet Sr. on May 6, 1944, in Muskegon Heights, Mich. He died on April 29, 1990.
She loved gardening and enjoyed playing golf and doing craft work.
Survivors include her sons, Dan Goulet (Ruthie Yewell), Matlacha, Fla., and David (Sandy) Goulet, Moline; daughter, Renee Simmon (Al), Rock Island; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Donald Goulet; grandchildren, Rick Goulet, Joey Goulet and Lisa Pizano; great-grandson, Trent Overton; and five brothers and sisters.
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