Christine Morgan-Rhodes


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Posted Online: April 20, 2013, 7:55 pm
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Christine L. Morgan-Rhodes, 56, of Silvis, died on April 19, 2013, at her home.
Memorial services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family.
She was born on Dec. 25, 1956, in Moline, to John D. and Betty Stotmeister Morgan. She married Matthew Martel on Dec. 31, 1974. She later married Tom Rhodes on June 9, 1990.
She enjoyed crafts and playing the organ
Survivors include her parents, John D. and Betty Morgan; spouse, Tom Rhodes; daughters, Sherri Martel, Sara (Ashley) Martel, Amy (Steve) Martel-Lopez and Christy Rhodes; grandchildren, Claudia Martel, Noah Broderson, Julien Broderson and Mya Lopez; siblings, Sharon Moss, Susan (Lyle) Gehn, Tim (Ginni) Morgan, Steve (Jules) Morgan, Janice Patton, Mark (Kim) Morgan, Doug (Jane) Morgan, Dan (Barb) Morgan. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Zoe Lopez.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at schrodermortuary.com.












 




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