|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1926|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 2003|
Services for Wanda J. Blomgren, 76, of Moline, will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Esterdahl
Mortuary, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the
Private committal services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to
the Cancer Society or the Alternatives for the Older Adult in Rock Island.
She died Dec. 3, 2003, at her home.
Wanda was born April 26, 1927, in Galesburg, daughter of Elmer and Helen Thoureen
Talbot. She married John D. Blomgren June 22, 1947, in Moline. He preceded her in
death on Jan. 1, 1998.
Wanda was a graduate of Moline High School. She had worked as a telephone operator
in Chicago and also was employed by Holst-Kakert in Moline, Weigandt's Market in
Moline and Deere & Co.
She loved camping and fishing in Bagley, Wis., ``Da Bears,'' Neil Diamond, and going
to local casinos and Las Vegas with her friends.
Survivors include her son, John, and his wife, Pam, Orion, and their children John,
Port Orchard, Wash., and Jennifer, Moline; and a daughter, Karen VanDeCasteele, and
her husband, Jeff, Eldridge, Iowa, and their children, Ryan and Sarah; a brother,
Donald Talbot, and his wife, Sally. She was preceded in death by her husband; a
sister, JoAnne Neighbors; and her parents.
Dec. 6, 2003 Dispatch-Rock Island Argus
John D. Blomgren (1924 - 1998)*
Greenview Memorial Gardens
Rock Island County
Created by: Denny Jackson
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23767837