Ola Duncan


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Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:43 pm
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Ola E. Duncan, 89, of Moline, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Illini Restorative Center, Silvis.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2900 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church.
Ola was born on May 14, 1923, in Shelbina, Mo., the daughter of Herbert and Fay Monteith Padget. She was a graduate of United Township High School and married James E. "Jim" Duncan on Sept. 21, 1944. He preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 2013, in Silvis.
Ola was a member at Calvary Lutheran Church and The Middlers. She enjoyed gardening, baking and crafting.
Survivors include her children, Jimmy Duncan, Moline, Cheryl (Thomas) Piper, Rock Island; grandchildren, Tracey Doran, Jessica (Matt) Hancks, Amanda Piper; seven great-grandchildren; beloved golden retriever, Abby.
She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers; son, Gary; daughter-in-law, Yvonne.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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