Gloria J. VanSickle, 81, of East Moline, formerly of Colona, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
Funeral services will be held at Noon, Friday, January 3, 2020, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until Noon prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family.
Gloria was born on February 27, 1938, in Hannibal, MO, the daughter of Carson H. and Dorothy (Perkins) White and raised by her grandparents, John D. and Annie E. White. She married Robert D. VanSickle on March 14, 1959, in Moline. He preceded her in death on November 17, 2013. She enjoyed spending her time sewing, crocheting, gardening, and playing the organ.
Survivors include her children, Carol (Raymond) Rockwell, East Moline, Diana VanSickle, East Moline; granddaughter, Jennifer (Brandon) Martinez, East Moline; 3 great grandchildren. Emily, Cayden, and Lilyana Martinez; 2 step grandchildren, Tom Rockwell, Moline, Reanne Salinas, Arizona; 4 step great grandchildren, Maddelyn, Wesley, and Libby Rockwell, and Julian Salinas.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
A special thank you to Genesis Hospice and Hope Creek Care Center for the care and compassion given to Gloria and her family.
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