Rose Cobb

Posted Online: Feb. 22, 2013, 7:19 pm
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Funeral services for Rose Cobb, 87, of Moline, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at House of the Lord Church, East Moline.
Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.
Mrs. Cobb died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline. Memorials may be made to House of the Lord Church, where she had been a member.
Rose Giese was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Wilton, Iowa, the daughter of Herman and Mada Hicks Giese. In her younger years she helped with the family farm in Moline. She married Ivan Cobb in 1944, in Rock Island. He died Dec. 27, 1986. They owned and operated The Landmark Restaurant, Lyndon.
Survivors include her daughters, Debbie Bernal, Rock Island, and Carol Martin, Albia, Iowa; son, Brent Cobb, Rock Island; grandchildren, Brenda and Cassie Bernal and Ronald Martin; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Althea; and sister-in-law, Loretta Giese, Wilton, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Ann Utesch; and brother, Henry Giese.
The family would like to thank everyone at Hope Creek Care Center and Genesis Hospice for their wonderful care.
Online condolences may be left for the family at


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