Rosalie Marilyn McGinnis, 97, of East Moline, fell asleep in death on, Friday, February 19, 2021, at her residence.
Per her wish’s cremation rites will be accorded. An online memorial service will be held at a later date. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline is assisting the family.
Rosalie was born on December 10, 1923, near Bluff City, IL, the daughter of Francis and Mabel (Thompson) Jeffrey. She married Allen McGinnis on March 27, 1948 in Canton, IL. He preceded her in death on October 2, 2018 after 70 years of marriage. Rosalie retired from International Harvester in 1981 and she and Allen spent many wonderful years enjoying their retirement in Arizona.
Thanks to the Genesis Hospice staff, especially Brianna, who became as one of the family. Thanks also to all the friends in the East Moline Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses who provided much support, prayers and comfort.
She is survived by son, Dennis McGinnis, Cottonwood, AZ, daughter, Linda McGinnis, East Moline; a very special granddaughter, Di (Viktor) Malutin, Davenport; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Fern Corey, and brother, Kenneth Jeffrey.
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