Sharon 'Crouse' Traub


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Sharon K. "Crouse" Traub, 67, of Colona, died Sunday, March 24, 2013.
Memorial services will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to her family.
Sharon was born on Sept. 3, 1945, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of George and Beulah Williamson Wagner. She married William J. Crouse, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1999. She later married Gordon W. Traub, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 2010.
She was a member of the Mississippi Valley Country & Western Music Association, as well as the VFW 2056 Ladies Auxiliary and East Moline American Legion.
Survivors include sons, Randy (Becky) Traub, Moline, Rob (Melissa) Traub, Moline, and Rick (Jennifer) Crouse, Bettendorf; great-grandchildren, Larry, Shalyn, Arianna and Chloe, Colona; stepchildren, Jennifer (Neal) Nelson, Alpha, Vicki (Jaye) Painter, Colona, Chris (Barry) Harper, Geneseo, and Rayme Traub, Davenport; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lorry Beaver; and stepson, Dean Crouse.
Online condolences may be left for her by visiting esterdahl.com.













 



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