Joan "Jo" E. Murray, 78, of Grand Detour, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in KSB Hospital, Dixon, Ill.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at First Presbyterian Church, Dixon, with the Rev. LaVerne Davenport, pastor, officiating. Burial of cremains will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in Elmira Cemetery, Toulon, Ill. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home, Dixon. A memorial has been established to First Presbyterian Church, Dixon.
She was born Oct. 26, 1929, in Toulon, Ill., the daughter of Robert and Mildred Fell Green. She was married to Winston M. Murray in Toulon on Dec. 25, 1947.
Jo was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Dixon and had served as an elder since 1974. She was also a member of the PEO, Phidian Art Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, KSB Auxiliary and board of directors of St. Peter's Church in Grand Detour. She had served as a volunteer with KSB Hospice and the Hospice of the Rock River Valley.
She is survived by her husband, Winston, Grand Detour; children, Michael (Libby) Murray, Charleston, Ill., Cindy Murray, Davenport, Susan (Tom) Schober, Green Bay, Wis., and Rodney (Andrea) Murray, DeSoto, Texas; four granddaughters, Lauren, Andrea, Shannon and Melissa; one great-granddaughter, Nikayla Joy; sisters, Juanita Pearre, Rancho Bernardo, Calif., and Kayleen Green, Lombard, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Patricia; granddaughter, Faith; two brothers, Donald and Richard Green; one sister, Virginia Holtschult.
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Services for Dorothy Pollmiller, 83, Davenport, are 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic, Davenport. Burial is in Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday with 4 p.m. prayers at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
She died Nov. 28, 2007, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice, Bettendorf.
She was born Feb. 11, 1924. She married Clarence Pollmiller Jan. 29, 1949. He died Nov. 19, 2004.
Surviving are sons, Mark, Colorado Springs, Colo., Milo, Brian, Brent, all Davenport; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters, including Rita Meyers, Davenport; two brothers. Return to top
Joseph F. Ponce, 96, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus, Davenport.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Return to top