Marcia Smith


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Posted Online: Nov. 30, 2012, 5:17 pm
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Funeral services for Marcia A. Smith, 59, of East Moline, will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Marcia died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at her home. Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, East Moline, where she was a member.
Marcia Felkner was born Sept. 11, 1953, in Moline, the daughter of Robert and Phyllis Peterson Felkner. She was a graduate of St. Ambrose College, Davenport.
She had been a registered respiratory therapist for 35 years. She worked for the former Moline Public and Lutheran Hospitals, Moline, and most recently at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Survivors include her husband, Harold "Deke" Smith, East Moline; sons, Patrick Smith, New York, N.Y., and Adam Smith, Champaign, Ill.; her parents, Robert and Phyllis Felkner, East Moline; brother, Alan (Connie) Felkner, Bloomington, Minn.; sister, Susie (Steve) Kennedy, Freeport, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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