Cathy Armstrong


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Posted Online: Jan. 24, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Cathy Lynn Conner Armstrong, 52, of Bettendorf, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.
Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m., with prayers at 7 p.m. at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline. Cremation rites will be accorded.
Cathy was born Nov. 7, 1960, Moline, the daughter of Robert Allen and Dorothy Jean Ritch Conner. She was a waitress for several places in the Quad-Cities, and was popular at the Wells Fargo. She liked to play cards and dice with her friends at Vera French. She loved her nieces, nephews and their children, and her cat, Chloe.
Cathy is survived by her sister, Debra (Bud) Hennel, East Moline; brother, James Conner, Davenport; nieces, Jamie, Erica, Abbi, Sara; nephews, Michael, Rob; great-nieces and -nephews, Jake, Jayson, Shaemus, Olivia, Ruby; aunts and uncles, including Jerry and JoAnn Conner, Port Byron; and a special friend, Linda Sharp Lopez, Moline.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Grandma Conner; and sister, Becky.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.sullivanellisltd.com.














 




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