Ilomay Weeks


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Posted Online: March 17, 2014, 8:49 pm
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Ilomay M. Weeks, age 86, of Moline, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.
Per her wishes, the body will be cremated. A graveside service will be held Friday, March 21, at 1:30 p.m., at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Family and friends wishing to attend the graveside services, should arrive at Wendt Funeral Home in Moline, between 1 and 1:15 p.m., for the procession to the cemetery.
Ilomay M. Wilson was born in Keokuk, Iowa, on Feb. 28, 1928, to Harold and Maude Steffy Wilson. She married Alfred P. Weeks Aug. 13, 1959, in Waukegan, Ill. He preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 1997.
She retired from the Rock Island Arsenal as a service transportation clerk, on Feb. 29, 2008, at the age of 80. She loved dancing, reading, traveling and her Himalayan cat, Jessie.
Survivors include, daughters, Vicki Burnette, Chicago, and Melody (Gary) Admonson, Rock Island; a son, Brian Weeks, Moline; and two grandchildren, James Fecht and Jason Fecht. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister.
Online condolences may be sent at wendtfuneralhome.com.












 




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