Geraldine Trobaugh


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Posted Online: April 19, 2014, 9:06 pm
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Geraldine L. Trobaugh, 79, of Moline, formerly of Cave City, Ky., died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Estates. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Geraldine was born on Jan. 18, 1935, in Canton, Ill., the daughter of J. Madison and Ina Lucille Wilcoxen Hughes. She graduated from Canton High School. She married Frank J. Trobaugh on Nov. 16, 1951, and he preceded her in death on July 10, 2010.
Geraldine held various positions at Freshpak Candy Co. in Moline. She was also a licensed beautician for 30 years. She also worked for Moline Public Hospital in Moline. Geraldine was a member of Christ Cathedral Church in Moline and ECA CB Club with a handle of "Shortstuff."
Survivors include daughters, Brenda Kay (Wayne) Shirley, Glasgow, Ky., and Penny S. Hathaway, Cave City; sons, Darrell L. (Colleen) Trobaugh, Moline, and Wendell S. (Markita) Trobaugh, Horse Cave, Ky.; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Frank (Sandi) Hughes, Rock Island; sister-in-law, Betty (Don) Salters, Peoria, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Alma Fulton and Elsie Bainter; great-granddaughter, Kristine Allen.














 



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