Nancy Roels


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Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:35 pm
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Nancy Roels, 81, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at St. Pius X Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Monday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111-1st St. A, Moline, with a rosary at 2:30 p.m. Entombment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials can be made to Fr.
Bader Tuition Fund at St. Pius X Church.
Nancy was born Dec. 23, 1931, in Rock Island, the daughter of Frank and Faye Hasson Krone. She married Albert J. Roels on April 11, 1953, in Rock Island. Her loving husband of almost 60 years preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2012.
Nancy worked part time at the Argus as an advertisement inserter and was a greeter at Isabel Bloom.
Nancy was a member of St. Pius X Church, Rock Island, 24 Hour Adoration and the Altar Society. She enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family and friends. Nancy was well known for her coffee cake and her smile she shared with everyone she met.
Survivors include her children, Debbie (Jeff) Marlier, Rock Island, Susie (Rick) Mancuso, Minneapolis, Minn., Dick (Karrie) Roels, Milan, Chris (Steve) Flowers, Moline, and Stacey (Tim) Chambers, Moline; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren arriving early summer. She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Krone and sister, Joan Compton.
Nancy's family would like to thank Dr. Stewart Garneau and his staff and the nursing and therapy staff at Heartland Health Care for taking such wonderful care of our loving mother.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com












 



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