Barbara Randles


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:23 pm
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Barbara D. Randles, 73, of Rock Island, passed away at her home on Jan. 30, 2013.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences can be shared at www.hodgsonfuneralhome.com.
Barb was born on April 7, 1939, in Mystic, Iowa, to Lester and Mary Blair Randles.
She had been employed at Modern Woodmen for more than 40 years as an insurance adjuster prior to her retirement in 2001.
Barb was very active in Delta Eta Chapter Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority and participated in the women's Thursday night bowling league at Town and Country playing for the Lohse Auto team.
Survivors include three sisters, Virginia Schafer, Davenport, Edna (Gilbert) Hudnall, Milan, and Jo Ann Roegiers, Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Barb was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Emma Harlow.












 



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