Barb Felton


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Posted Online: March 31, 2013, 4:41 pm
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Barb Felton, 80, of Moline, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center in Moline.
Services will be private. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery.
Barb was born Sept. 23, 1932, in Moline, the daughter of Roland and Florence Stone Kicksey. She married Glenn Felton May 7, 1973, in Las Vegas. He passed away July 11, 1994. Barb graduated from United Township High School in 1950.
She was an accountant at Dimock, Gould and Company for 35 years. She enjoyed cribbage and was a diehard Cubs fan.
Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl (Randy) McCoy, Milan; grandchildren, Thad McCoy and Miki (Matt) Wynn; great-grandchildren, Blake and Carter Wynn and Kayla Canavarro; great-great-grandson, Emerson Canavarro; brother, Paul "Butch" Kicksey, Minnesota. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Joan Peterson and Ruth Ann McIntire; and a brother, Bill Kicksey
Online condolences may be sent to the family at schrodermortuary.com.












 



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