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Colleen Powell


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 6:53 pm
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Funeral services for Colleen L. Powell, 83, of Colona House, East Moline, will be at noon on Friday at First Baptist Church, East Moline. Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the church. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Colleen died on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at her home. Memorials may be made to the family.
She was born on July, 23, 1929, in Muscatine, the daughter of Herbert and Virlee Grimes Powell. She married Art Walker. She later married Paul Findley.
She worked for Burns Security at the John Deere Administration Building as a security guard for nearly 20 years. She had been a member of First Baptist Church, where she had been a loving member. She enjoyed her church, playing bingo, sending greeting cards and collecting photos of her friends and family.
Survivors include her sister, Jeanene Larson, Moline; brother, Richard (Peggy) Powell, Tucson, Ariz.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother-in-law, Calvin Larson.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 




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