Shirley Duncan

Posted Online: March 28, 2013, 7:35 pm
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Shirley Ann Duncan, 69, of Moline, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
Shirley was born on Nov. 15, 1943, in Moline, the daughter of Forrest and Pearl Byers Lindquist. She married Kenneth Duncan on Oct. 8, 1964. He preceded her in death in 1989.
Shirley raised Becky Johnson and Joshua Kenney. She loved spending time with her family, especially Kenneth III, who was very special to her. She also enjoyed traveling and day trips with Robert.
Survivors include her companion, Robert Farganus, Moline; daughter, Theresa (Clint) Hoffman, Moline; son, Kenneth Duncan Jr., Rock Island; grandchildren, Cody, Kenneth III and Crystal Lynn; great-granddaughter, Isabella Kay Duncan; and Isabella's mother, Tanisha Steagall; and daughter-in-law, Dolores Duncan, Moline.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.


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