Hazel White

Posted Online: April 11, 2014, 5:36 pm
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Hazel Lorene White, 69, of Moline, passed away April 10, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
Funeral services will be at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family.
Lorene was born Nov. 2, 1944, in McCurtain, Okla., daughter of Leo and Ruth Shields Robertson.
She was employed as a secretary at Western Illinois University, retiring in 2007. She enjoyed traveling and reading mystery novels. Lorene especially enjoyed spending time with her family and grandkids.
Survivors include her daughters, Elizabeth Webb (Michael), Dodgeville, Wis., Jennifer Long (Matthew), Normal, Ill., and Kimberly Bruske (Joshua), Silvis; sister, Sally Barnett; brothers, Joe (Joyce) Robertson, George Robertson and David Robertson; grandchildren, Emma, Alec, Riley, Piper and Sebastian. Lorene was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leo Robertson; and a grandson, Gabriel.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.


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