Dalene DeLoose


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Posted Online: March 05, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Dalene DeLoose, 79, of East Moline, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church or to the Alzheimer's Association.
Dalene was born on Dec. 13, 1933, in Galesburg, the daughter of Stephen and Della Harding Evans. She married Hubert "Hugo" DeLoose on Dec. 14, 1951, in Moline. He preceded her in death on March 8, 1991.
Dalene worked as a parts picker for John Deere Warehouse in Milan for 11 years. She was a longtime member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and loved the Chicago Cubs. Dalene enjoyed bingo, going to the boats and traveling with her friend, Sally. She was an avid card player, especially euchre. Above all, she loved her family.
Survivors include her daughters, Debra DeSmet, Moline, Paula (Allan) Davis, Colona, and Terrie Finch, East Moline; eight grandchildren, Casey DeSmet, Jennifer (Jamie) Shults, Curt (Lindsay) Johnson, Trista Johnson, Britney Johnson, Chad (Jessica) Finch, T.J. Finch and Kyle (Amber) Finch; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; grandchildren, Crystal DeSmet and Corey Paul Johnson; and siblings, Betty, Alice and Buster.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.














 



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