Madeline DeLille


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 6:10 pm
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Madeline M. DeLille, 97, of Moline, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with an Altar and Rosary Society rosary recited at 2 p.m. Entombment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials can be made to Sacred Heart Church or Alleman High School.
Madeline was born on Dec. 22, 1915, in Moline, the daughter of Henry and M. Louise DeJaegher VanDeVoorde. She married Albert L. DeLille on June 3, 1937, in Moline. He preceded her in death on July 1, 1998.
Madeline and Albert owned and operated the former DeLille Tavern on Highway 5 for 28 years.
Madeline was a life member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline, and the Altar and Rosary Society.
Survivors include her sons, Robert (Joan) DeLille, Moline, and Thomas (Mary) DeLille, Moline; grandchildren, Tom DeLille Jr., Beth (Tim) DeVoss, Elizabeth DeLille, Douglas (Lesley) DeLille, David (Marcy) DeLille and Amy DeLille; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.














 



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