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Michele René Smith

June 2, 1955 — December 5, 2023

Rock Island

Michele René Smith, 68, of Rock Island, IL, passed away, December 5, 2023, peacefully at her home.

Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2023, at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse in Moline, IL.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd. in Moline, IL.  Michele’s Resting Place will be at the Greenview Memorial Gardens.  Memorials may be made to the family.

Michele was born on June 2, 1955, in Dallas, TX, the daughter of Ruby Rose Davis. Michele worked as a marketing coordinator and as an accounting associate at Mediacom for 23 years. She had many hobbies, some of them were reading, gardening, shopping, and of course dancing. Michele was a huge Chicago Bears fan, and she loved spending time with her grandkids and her fur-babies.

Survivors include her daughters Rachel (Tom) McClaine, Arielle (Jordan) Grupe, Kelsey (Jeffrey) DePaolis, and Natalie (Nick) Starr; grandchildren Ruby, Eli, Beau, Charlotte, Lily, Arabelle, Tallulah, and Sibyll.

She was preceded in death by her mother Ruby.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Michele René Smith, please visit our flower store.

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Sunday, December 10, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.

6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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Celebration Gathering

Monday, December 11, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

1300 River Drive, Moline, IL 61265

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