Ruby Trich


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:23 pm
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Ruby L. Trich, 91, of Moline, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care Center, Silvis.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at First Covenant Church, 3303 41st St., Moline. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Burial is at Moline Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association or First Covenant Church.
Ruby was born on April 20, 1921, in Moline, the daughter of Axel and Jenny Munson Peterson. She married Harold W. Trich, her husband of 71 years, on March 21, 1941, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on May 25, 2012.
Ruby was a member of First Covenant Church in Moline, where she was active in the church choir, cleaning and kitchen crew. She also worked at the food pantry in Moline.
Survivors include her sons, Tom (Karen) Trich, East Moline, and Steve Trich, Davie, Fla.; daughter, Karen (John) Lasley, Coal Valley; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Harry (Marion) Peterson, Rock Island; daughters-in-law, Marie Trich, DeWitt, and Linda Trich, Springfield, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Warren and Ronald; a grandson, Allen; and a brother, George.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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