Janet Colvin


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Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:50 pm
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Janet L. Colvin, 66, of Moline, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in her residence.
There will be no public services. Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline, is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan.
The former Janet Lynn Hunt was born May 31, 1946, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of Lenn and Mamie Tevis Hunt. She married Jewel Colvin on May 31, 1977, in Rock Island.
Janet worked as a hairdresser at LaRita's and as a bill collector and aide at Vera French Center. She enjoyed sewing and being with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Jewel, Moline; children, Monica and Derek Colvin, Moline; grandchildren, Alora Walston and Jackson Colvin; and her mother, Mamie Hunt, Goodfield, Ill. She was preceded in death by her father; and a brother, Terry Hunt.
The family invites you to share stories and condolences and light a candle in Janet's memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.














 



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