Beverly A. VanDamme

March 3, 1935-Tuesday June 11, 2019

EAST MOLINE — Beverly A. VanDamme, 84, of East Moline, formerly of Moline, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.

Funeral services will be 12pm, Friday, June 14, 2019 at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111-1st St A, Moline, with visitation from 10am-12pm. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice or Shriner's Hospital.

Beverly was born March 3, 1935 in Moline, the daughter of Harold J. and Eilleen E. (Rome) Blitsch. She married Richard VanDamme on January 17, 1953 in Moline. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2013.

Beverly worked for many years at The Carousel Beauty Salon.

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Beverly was a former member of Sacred Heart Church where she sang in the choir and was a hospice volunteer at the former Lutheran Hospital, Moline.

She took great pride in her house and enjoyed the many picnics at Fyre Lake. In her early years she enjoyed singing and dancing.

Survivors include her children, Vincent (Sarah) VanDamme, Moline, Brad VanDamme, Silvis and Tracy (Lisa) VanDamme, Davenport; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and sister, Lila Keleher, Naperville, IL. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kelly Windisch-Stroda and brother, Harold Blitsch.

The family wishes to thank Hospice at Illini Restorative Care and Park Vista Quad Cities for their care and kindness of Bev.

Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com

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