Diana Egbert Sandahl


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Diana Rae Egbert Sandahl, 66, formerly of Moline, passed away in Cape Coral, Fla., on Nov. 19, 2012.
A memorial service will be held in Florida on March 5, 2013.
Diana was a resident of Joliet, Ill., until 1965 and then moved to Moline where she lived until 1992.
Diana often is remembered fondly for her work at Washington Elementary School while her children attended there.
Diana is survived by her children, Paula (Steve) Egbert-Rockwell and Bill (Becky) Egbert; two grandchildren, Sydney Rae Rockwell and Lara Brooke Rockwell; four "granddogs" Abbie, Sierra, Baylie, and Lillie. Diana is also survived by her sister, Linda Sandahl Taylor; brothers, David (Marcille) Sandahl and Paul Sandahl; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins; and her dear friend, Karen Williams. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank; father, Gordon Sandahl; mother, Lillilan Lyons, and stepdad, Roy Lyons; sister-in-law, Joan Sandahl; and "granddog," Mandie.












 




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