Linda Durr


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Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Linda L. Durr, 65, of Moline, died after a long struggle with ALS on Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be two hours prior to service time at the funeral home. Cremation rites were accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of Family Resources.
Linda was born on March 28, 1947, in Hibbing, Minn., a daughter of Kenneth and Bernice Sahli Rounds. She received two master's degrees from Western Illinois. One was in marriage and family counseling and one in agency counseling. She worked in Scott County Child Protective Services for several years.
Linda was well-known for her bountiful garden, love of reading and infectious laughter. She adored her family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Elsa Durr, Rock Island, Michael (Karen) Durr, Evergreen, Colo., Reuben (Sarah) Durr, Chicago, and Samuel (Roxann) Durr, Chicago; and grandchildren, Wesley and Jonas Foster, and Lachlan Durr, all of whom brought her tremendous joy.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Greg "Butch" Rounds.
Online condolences may be left to the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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