Juanita Wilson


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Posted Online: April 10, 2013, 6:15 pm
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Juanita Rose Wilson, 80, of Rock Island, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation will be an hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made in care of the family.
Juanita was born on Sept. 12, 1932, in Rock Island, a daughter of Harold and Rose Prouty Jackson. She married Frank Wilson on Sept. 4, 1970, in Rock Island.
Survivors include her children (and spouses), Vickie Wedra, Rock Island, Paul Hochmuth, Rock Island, Judy (Dave) Woeckener, Rock Island, Jack Vaughn, Moline, and Jean (Chuck) Holland, Arkansas; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Ollie Prouty, Rock Island; sister and best friend, Rachel Lambrecht, East Moline; and special friends, Sharon Crane, Wanda Peterson, Norm Grimsted, Donna Moore and Linda Sieghartner. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and son, Wayne Hochmuth.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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