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Alida 'Lillian' Haedrich


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Posted Online: March 31, 2013, 8:38 pm
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Alida "Lillian" Haedrich, 93, of Moline, died on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at St. Anthony's Continuing Care Center, Rock Island.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. The family will greet friends from 10:30 a.m. until service time and then also following the service. Private inurnment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Ill. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Crippled Children's Fund of Peoria or to Smile Train.
Alida Vanderschoor was born on July 28, 1919, in Chicago, a daughter of Jacob M. and Alida Beukinga Vanderschoor. She married Bernard W. Smith in Canton, and he preceded her in death. Lillian married Walter E. Haedrich on April 28, 1990, in Canton.
She served as chief deputy clerk of the Fulton County Illinois Circuit Court and retired after 24 years. Lillian sold real estate for a number of years in Canton and also owned and operated the Campus Bookstore in Canton.
Lillian was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, Canton, Order of the Eastern Star, Lewiston, Ill., chapter, the Graham Hospital Gift Shop League, Board of Realtors and the Business and Professional Women of Canton. She very much enjoyed painting, crafts and antiques.
Survivors include her husband, Walter; stepdaughter and her husband, Kristina Haedrich and Douglas Ingold, Arcata, Calif.; stepgrandson, Ahry Ingold, Arcata, Calif.; brother and sister-in-law, Andrew and Dorothea Vanderschoor, Canton; niece, Alida (John) Dinklage, Burlington, Vt.; and nephews, John (Becky) Snyder, League City, Texas, and Raymond (Jodi) Sprague, Mission Viejo, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Bernard; three brothers; two sisters; and two sisters-in-law.
Online condolences may be left at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
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