Frances Kandis


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Posted Online: May 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Frances M. Kandis, 87, East Moline, fell asleep on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, East Moline. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Moline. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a Trisagion service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to Assumption Church, where she was a member.
Frances was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Huron, S.D., the only child of William D. and Marie Stalwick Maley. She graduated from Huron High School and St. John's School of Nursing. She married William Kandis on April 26, 1955, at Assumption. Bill passed away on July 5, 1990.
Mrs. Kandis was an RN and had worked at St. Anthony's Hospital, Rock Island, Moline Public Hospital and retired as the head nurse of recovery at Illini Hospital, Silvis. She had taught Sunday school and sang in the choir at her church. She had been a member of the East Moline Women's Club and enjoyed traveling. Frances loved her family and cherished her grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons (and spouses), Deno (Dr. Ann) Kandis, East Moline, and Michael (Terri) Kandis, Geneseo; grandchildren, Mary Kandis, Bill Kandis, both of East Moline, Amber (Jeff) Mannon, Peoria, Ill., Joie (Trent) Nuxoll, Champaign, Ill., and Nathan (Jen) Kandis, Sun Prairie, Wis.; and great-grandchildren, Kara Mannon, Chase Mannon and Owen Nuxoll.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 




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