Betty Allen


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:23 pm
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Betty Allen, 83, of Moline, died on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation is from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial of cremains will be at a later date at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to the family.
Betty was born on Aug. 3, 1929, in Moline, the daughter of Edward "Ed" and Henrietta Richards Fiebig. She married Clifford W. Allen on April 12, 1947, in Moline. He preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1993.
Betty was employed by Ludwich Karl in cleaning from 1976 to 1980. She also was employed by the Holiday Inn in Moline in the laundry department from 1987 to 1990.
Betty was a former member of South Moline Baptist Church, and also the Croation Crest Club in Moline.
Survivors include her daughters, Vickie (Phil) Morgan, Moline, Deborah (Wally) Richardson, Virginia; son, Terry W. (Vickie) Allen, Michigan; daughter-in-law, Colleen Allen, Moline; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Smith, Moline; stepsister, Diane, Moline; brother, Richard "Dick" (Janet) Fiebig, Silvis. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry W. Allen.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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