Jayne Linson

Posted Online: April 19, 2014, 9:06 pm
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Jayne Lee Kimbel Linson, 53, of Moline, died on April 18, 2014, at her residence.
A funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Cremation will take place after services. Memorials may be made to Vera French Community Mental Health Center, Trinity VNHA or to St. Joseph Evening Meal Program.
Jayne was born on June 11, 1960, in Moline to John "Jack" and Marlene Moore Kimbel. She married Harold "Hal" Linson on Aug. 15, 1998, in Andalusia. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2013.
Jayne graduated from Rock Island High School in 1978 and later with honors from Black Hawk College of Nursing. She was a nurse with Trinity VNHA for 10 years retiring in 2000. Jayne delighted in decorating her home. She loved the river and enjoyed boating, water skiing and racing around on her WaveRunner.
Jayne is survived by her parents, Jack and Marlene Kimbel, Davenport; sisters, Jody Kimbel Jones, Rock Island, Julie (Mark) Kimbel Farmer, North Liberty, Iowa, Jill (Gary) Kimbel Alexander, Davenport; maternal grandmother, Eunice Moore; nieces and nephews, Chris Jones and Ryan Jones, Courtney (Otavio) Hegouet, Lindsay (Erik) Manley, Allison (Aaron) Kremer, Hillary Farmer; great-nieces and -nephews, Jack, Kiley, Tyler, Alana, Beckett, Scarlett and Adric; stepdaughters, Erin (Dave Howlett) Linson, Ashley (Shirah) Linson; stepgranddaughter, Hannah Howlett; lifelong special friend, Kris Strayer Ryan.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting her obituary at esterdahl.com.


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.

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