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Roxie A. DeShane

July 3, 1945 — March 31, 2024

Muscatine, Iowa

Roxie A. DeShane, 78, of Muscatine, Iowa, passed away Sunday March 31, 2024, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday April 3, 2024, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 1301 4th Street, Orion. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until services on Wednesday. The burial will be at Glennwood Cemetery, Coal Valley.   Memorials may be made to the Orion High School Scholarship Fund which will benefit a student pursuing agriculture, horticulture and floriculture.  

Roxie was born on July 3, 1945, in Wapello, Iowa, the daughter of C.A. “Sandy” and Violet Rose. She married Dallas DeShane on September 23, 1995, at the Rock River Croatian Club in Moline. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2017. Roxie had previously worked as a legal and school secretary and also as a real estate agent with Wier Realty. She was also an interior designer owning Raffia Riginals. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, decorating and interior design. She was very creative and was a wonderful hostess. She was an Illinois Master Gardener and hosted the Q.C. Gourd Festival at her and Dallas’s home, fondly known as Whispering Winds Ranch in Orion. Roxie was an avid Hawkeye fan of both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Above all, Roxie loved spending time with her family and creating memories.

Survivors include her daughter, Jerri Robison; granddaughter, Ali (Jay) Shellabarger and their children Violet, Iris, Winika, J.J. Shellabarger; granddaughter, Charlotte Robison; granddaughter, Samantha (Mike) Ceja and their son, Carter; siblings, Eldon (Mary) Rose, Vicki (Dennis) Reimolds, Warren (Betsy) Rose, Sandra (Glenn) McClanahan; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dallas DeShane; parents C.A. “Sandy” & Violet Rose; sister in infancy, Roberta; son-in-law, Tony Robison; grandparents, Cora & Guy Moore and Anna & Mike Rose.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm

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1301 4th St, Orion, IL 61273

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