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Rose Ann Dahlstrom

September 1, 1929 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 90)


Rose Ann Dahlstrom, 90, of East Moline, passed away, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.

Cremation rites will be accorded.  A Private Family Service will be held.  Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, Moline.  

Rose was born on September 1, 1929, in Moline, the daughter of Karl and Ethel (Beckman) Carlson.  She married Jack Dahlstrom on February 19, 1949 in her grandmothers’ home in Moline.  Rose first worked as a secretary in Minneapolis Moline where she met her husband.  She had several secretary jobs in the coming years and retired from the Art and Art History Dept. at Augustana College.  Rose was a part of Salem Lutheran Church, Moline.  She enjoyed her get togethers with her high school friends and her lunch group from Augustana.  Rose was a part of the Catfish Jazz Society.  Rose and her husband Jack often spent winters in Florida and Texas.  They loved to dance, travel, and have parties.   Rose was known her whole life as a nurturing caregiver, who always put others first.

Survivors include her husband; her children; Lynn (Roger) Geerts, East Moline, Kim (Debra Carter) Dahlstrom, Wilton, IA, Craig (Debra Roth) Dahlstrom, Moline, Lori Dahlstrom, Moline, Brian (Polly) Dahlstrom, Sherrard, son-in-law; Tom Adams, 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents, her daughter; Cindy Adams, sister; Ruth Foss, and 1 grandchild.

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Moline, IL 61265

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