Susan Grasso


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 6:34 pm
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Susan L. Grasso, 59, of Moline, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Moline Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to her family.
Susan was born on April 1, 1953, in Rock Island, the daughter of George and Marjorie VanRycke Lootens. She enjoyed mythology, dragons and collecting rocks.
Survivors include her son, George Grasso; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Marta (Carl) Granata; and brother, Tony Lootens. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Online condolences may be left by visiting her obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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