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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