Ronda Staubach


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Posted Online: Sept. 24, 2013, 7:52 pm
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Ronda L. Staubach, 87, of Bettendorf, formerly of Rock Island, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. James Lutheran Church, Rock Island, with visitation one hour before at the church. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family. Memorials may be left to St. James Lutheran Church, Rock Island, or Niabi Zoo, Coal Valley. Burial will be at Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ronda was born on Sept. 30, 1925, in Quincy, Ill., the daughter of Ralph L. and Anna Schachtsiek Riceman. She married Arthur L. Staubach III on May 16, 1947, in Rock Island. He preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 2010.
Mrs. Staubach was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Rock Island, and the Rock Island AARP. She worked at McCabe's Department Store in Rock Island and was a member of the Putnam Museum Guild, Davenport. She also had membership in The Scottish American Society of the Quad-Cities.
She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ronda enjoyed crafts, crocheting, playing cards, puzzles, traveling, her cats and visiting with friends.
Survivors include her children (and their spouses), Terry (Bonnie) Skaggs Sr., East Moline, and Gale (John) Hoff, Bettendorf; son-in-law, John Deisenroth, Rock Island; grandchildren, Terry Skaggs Jr., Tracy (Kristen) Skaggs, Jacqueline Smith, Matthew (Carey) Hoff, Andrew Hoff, Michael (Monica) Hoff and Rachel Deisenroth; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Kaylee Hoff and Ian and Ainsley Hoff; siblings, Carol (Floyd) Mitton, Moline, Robert (Marlene) Riceman, Texas, Kenton (Bonnie) Riceman, Florida, Gale (Judy) Riceman, Florida, Sally (Larry) True, East Moline, and James (Sharon) Riceman, Denver; and sister-in-law, Jan Riceman, Sherrard.
She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Julie Anne Johnson, in 1992; daughter, Judy Deisenroth, in 2004; and sibling, Noel Riceman, in 2007.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.














 



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