Anita Forest


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Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:43 pm
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Anita Forest, 72, of Moline, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Friday at Esterdahl, Moline. Inurnment will be Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, at a later date.
Anita was born on Aug. 19, 1940, in Moline, to Joseph and Virginia Powell. She married Jerry Forest in Moline. He preceded her in death.
She worked as a warehouse worker for Rock Island Packaging. Anita enjoyed crocheting. She was a very loving caretaker for her family.
Survivors include her children, Wayne and Andrew (Lisa), both of Coal Valley, and Deborah (Franklin) Vann, Moline. She was preceded in death by her son, Lee.












 



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