Sandra Naab-Muller


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Posted Online: July 02, 2014, 5:42 pm
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Sandra J. "Sandy" Naab-Muller, 72, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, after a courageous one-and-a-half year battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Inurnment will be at Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 6, at the funeral home.
Sandy was born July 25, 1941, in Rock Island, daughter of Albert and Alice Griffin Fout. She was united in marriage to James O. Naab on April 25, 1959. James preceded her in death on April 12, 1993. Sandy worked for 36 years at Jewel Foods at each of the Quad-Cities Jewel locations, along with some of her closest friends. On Jan. 14, 2000, Sandy was married to Dan Muller in Rock Island, a devoted loving husband of 14 years.
Sandy loved traveling, dancing, boating, skiing, gardening and spending time with friends. Mostly, Sandy enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Survivors (and spouses) include her husband, Dan Muller; his daughter, Heather Smith, Fort Worth, Texas; her son, Daniel Naab (Julie Lovewell-Naab); a daughter, Debbie Naab-Ward (Greg Ward); grandchildren, Chris and David Naab (Jill), Curtis and Andrea Ward and Kelsey Thompson; great-granddaughter, Hadley Naab; with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James O. Naab; her daughter, Melissa Naab-Thompson; her parents; and brothers, Jerry and Jim Fout.
Memorials can be made to St. Jude's Hospital or Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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