Betty Lueth


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Posted Online: April 10, 2013, 6:15 pm
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Betty A. Lueth, 84, of Moline, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded, and inurnment will be at Rock Island Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Betty was born on June 20, 1928, in Moline, the daughter of Paul and Lulu Cronau Stevenson.
For 38 years she worked in the proof department of 1st National Bank of Rock Island, which later was named QC Bank of Rock Island.
Betty was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moline where she was a former choir member, usher and greeter. She liked to do crossword puzzles and paint. Betty enjoyed her walks and the times she spent with her friends.
Survivors include her children, Rick Lueth, Davenport, and Sharin Peterson, New Windsor; grandchildren, Tiffany Lueth, Moline, Troy Lueth, Moline, Chris (Pauline) Deopere, Texas, Eric (Mitzi) Deopere, Arizona, and Stephanie (Chuck Howard) Houston, East Moline; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her companion, Darrell Rush.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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