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Jane Allison


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Posted Online: May 02, 2013, 8:53 pm
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Jane Allison, 92, of Rock Island, died on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Avonlea Cottage in Milan.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held at Wendt Funeral Home in Moline, on Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m., and a one-hour visitation prior to the service. Private inurnment will be at National Cemetery on Arsenal Island, at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Rock Island County Animal Shelter, Arrowhead Ranch or to Genesis Hospice.
Jane Gustafson was born in Moline on Sept. 20, 1920, to John and Martha Schmidt Gustafson. On Oct. 1, 1944, in Corpus Christi, Texas, she married Donald E. Allison, who preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2007.
She graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island in 1942, with a degree in economics. She was a member of Broadway Presbyterian Church, a past member of King's Daughters, a longtime member of Short Hills Country Club, an American Red Cross volunteer for many years and an avid bridge player.
Survivors include two sons, Brent (Patti) Allison, Juneau, Alaska, and Bruce (Helen) Allison, Moline; a granddaughter, Heidi (Rajul) Gandhi, Champaign, Ill.; a grandson, Bruce (Carrie) Allison, Moline; two great-grandsons, Keshav and Shoorsen Gandhi, both of Champaign; and two stepgreat-grandchildren; Gretchen and Gavin Grace, Moline.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and a half-brother.
Online condolences may be sent at wendtfuneralhome.com.












 




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1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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