Floy Lingafelter


Share
Posted Online: Jan. 19, 2013, 5:49 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Floy Lingafelter, 88, East Moline, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at her home, with family by her side.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to 1st Christian Church, East Moline, where she was a member.
Floy Marston was born March 3, 1924, in Buffalo Prairie, the daughter of Linwood and Fern Marston. She married Russell Lingafelter on Oct. 15, 1942. He died March 16, 1961.
Floy had worked as a clerk at JC Penney for many years, retiring in the early 1990s. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, cooking, working in her yard and flower gardens. She loved to dance.
Survivors include her sons, Dennis (Diana) Lingafelter, Geneseo, and Russell (Linda) Lingafelter, Moline; grandchildren, Rusty (Janella) Lingafelter, Edwardsville, Ill., Cathy (Tony) Maiers, Moline, Shelly (John) Swain, Cleveland, Tenn., and Kim (Charles) McHugh, Geneseo; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Tyler Craig, Austin VandeVoorde, Henry, Eli, Addie and Andrew Lingafelter, and Ali and A.J. Shroder; sister, Alice Plemmons; brother, Charles (Diane) Marston; sisters-in-law, Shirley, Rosemary and Carole Marston; and brother-in-law, Delbert Ketelsen.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Olive Ketelsen; brothers, Russell, Elwin "Bub" and Blain Marston; brother-in-law, Tommy Plemmons; nephew, Joe Marston; and nieces, Sharon Weets and Darla Biere.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




(More History)