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Leinese Inez (Blackaby) Schanfish

July 27, 1961 ~ February 26, 2020 (age 58)


Leinese Inez Schanfish, 58, of Rock Island, passed away February 26, 2020 at UnityPoint Health Trinity, Rock Island.

Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2020 at Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd,.  The funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Calvary Church of the Quad Cities.  Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery.  

Leinese was born on July 27, 1961 in Moline, the daughter of Eugene and Eleanor (Nichols) Blackaby.  Leinese married James “Randy” Schanfish June 28, 1980 in Moline. Leinese worked for the last 15 years as a caregiver at ARC of Q.C..  Leinese loved shopping making crafts especially making wreaths.  She loved watching her kids race and most importantly she was known for taking care of people.

Survivors include her husband, children Jake (Ashley) Adlfinger, Draython Schanfish (Bridgett Garcia), & Trudy Schanfish (Brock Strang).  Grandchildren Elaina, Brenna, and Landyn.  Siblings Rania (Greg) Roesner, and Chuck (Gloria) Blackaby.  Mother Eleanor (Blackaby) Ferns

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March 2, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.
6601 38th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Funeral Service
March 3, 2020

10:00 AM
Calvary Church of the Quad Cities - Moline
4700 53rd Street
Moline, IL 61265

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