Consuelo Medina


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Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 5:22 pm
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Consuelo R. Medina, 93, of Bettendorf, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Bettendorf.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Memorials may be made to St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bettendorf. Online condolences may be made at www.rungemortuary.com.
Mrs. Medina was born Sept. 10, 1919, in Mexico City, the daughter of Apolonio and Emiliana Trejo Avila. She married Luis S. Medina also in Mexico City. He preceded her in death Aug. 13, 1993.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bettendorf.
Survivors include her children and spouses, Elvia and Juventino, Consuelo and Agustin, Margarita and William, Frank and Tina, Teresa and David, Marco Antonio and Shelby and Jaime; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Laura; son-in-law, Victor; and one sister, Maria Luisa Vergara.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Jose Luis Medina, on Feb. 27, 2012; and a daughter, Silvia Saldivar, on Oct. 23, 2007.














 



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