Dorothy Lister


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Posted Online: April 18, 2014, 5:47 pm
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Dorothy M. Lister, 83, of East Moline, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home.
Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline. Services will follow at 11 a.m. Barbara Marlin will officiate. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
Dorothy was born Oct. 4, 1930, in Princeton, Iowa, daughter of John and Hazel Gilbert Fisher. She married George Lister on Nov. 27, 1951, in Ava, Mo., and together they worked at their business of Lister Construction.
She loved spending time outdoors, being with her family and traveling.
She is survived by her sons, Larry (Susan) Lister, Gary (Eileen) Lister, both of East Moline; daughters, Pamela (Ray Meyers) Lister VanRycke, East Moline, Diane Lister Fierce, Tucson, Ariz., Diane McIntire, Houston, Texas; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Jack (Joann) Fisher, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Bill (Pat) Fisher, LeClaire; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Brian; daughters, Deborah Wasson and Linda Lister.
Condolences may be left for the family at sullivanellisltd.com.












 



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