Kellie Afman


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Posted Online: May 02, 2013, 8:53 pm
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Kellie Lynn Afman, 63, of Moline, died on Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, surrounded by the loving presence of her son and husband. Kellie's passing was preceded by a 17-year-long renewed life thanks to organ transplantation.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, at First United Presbyterian Church, 801 16th St., Moline. The family will greet visitors from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline. Burial will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison. For memorial contributions, Kellie's family suggests consideration of organ donation to give the gift of saving many lives or a monetary contribution in her name to The University of Iowa Hospital Organ Transplant Center.
Kellie was born on Sept. 4, 1949, in Morrison, to Kent and Margaret "Peggy" Kelly Foreman. She married Donald E. Afman in 1985, with one son, Christopher A. Afman, age 24.
Kellie graduated from Morrison High School and attended Western Illinois University. She was most recently a stay-at-home mom while volunteering in school PTA and as a library aid. She previously worked at Quad City Safety and Sterling schools. Kellie was a member and service volunteer of First United Presbyterian Church, Moline. She was an avid reader.
Her generous, gentle and loving nature enriched the lives and hearts of both family and many friends.
Surviving are her parents, Morrison; husband, Moline; son, Rock Island, (Elaina Anderson); sister, Angie Pickens (Keith), Chandler, Ariz.; brother, Mitch Foreman (Debbie), Coletta, Ill.; and sister-in-law, Barbara Wilson, Oblong, Ill.; and many nephews and great-nephews and -nieces.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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