Virginia Hall


Share
Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 7:53 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Virginia F. Hall, 93, of Silvis, formerly of Peoria, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
Funeral services will be noon, Friday, April 5, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to any no-kill animal shelter or Illini Restorative Care, 1455 Hospital Road, Silvis, IL 61282.
Virginia was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Peoria, the daughter of Arlene Schult. She was a graduate of Kingman High School. She married Eugene Hall on Oct. 18, 1940. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Gloria (Milt) McKinney, Coal Valley, and Eugene (Lana) Hall Jr., Naperville, Ill.; son-in-law, George (Shelia) Garland, Winchester, England; grandchildren, Eugene (Heidi) Hall III, Naperville, Allison (Brian) Goodwin, Colona, Shannon (Mike) Nannini, Kenmundy, Ill., Andrew Hall, Naperville, Michael (Victoria "Plum") Garland, Basingstoke, England, Angela Garland, Leicester, England; and great-grandchildren, Trenton, Calvin and Max Hall, Adam Goodwin, Sierra, Kaylen and Madisen Nannini. She was preceded by her mother, Arlene Estes; and daughter, Judy Garland.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




(More History)