Mary Trudell


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Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:50 pm
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Mary A. Trudell, 75, of Fremont, Calif., formerly of Cambridge, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Fremont.
Memorial services for Mrs. Trudell will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Quad Cities Honor Flight.
Mary was born on Oct. 17, 1937, in Eliza, a daughter of August and Eunice Allen Wagner. She married Douglas E. Trudell on Nov. 14, 1986, in Davenport. He preceded her in death in 2009.
Mary graduated from Western Illinois University with a master's degree in education. She taught for many years in the public school system and later taught at the East Moline Correctional Center. She retired from teaching in 1988.
Survivors include her children, Tim Darchuck, Fremont, Matthew Darchuck, Elgin, Ill., William Darchuck, Rockford, Ill., and Carrie (Kevin) Winkel, Port Bryon; grandchildren, Rachael, Reese, Chantelle and Damian; and siblings, Wendell (Kilsun) Wagner, Fayetteville, N.C., Dwight (Susie) Wagner, Rock Island, and Marcie Ripley, Marion, Iowa.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Douglas; brothers, Louis Wagner, Richard Wagner and Carl Wagner; and a niece, Diana Wagner.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 



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