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 Laura M <I>Lefevre</I> Skiles

Laura M Lefevre Skiles

Birth
East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 7 Mar 1999 (aged 77)
Silvis, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot M - 1490
Memorial ID 1185163 · View Source
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Services for Laura M. Skiles, 77, East Moline, are 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis. Burial will be in National Cemetery Rock Island.

Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline, with a rosary recited at 7. Memorials may be made to the family.

Mrs. Skiles died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Illini Hospital, Silvis.

Laura was born Dec. 23, 1921, in East Moline, the daughter of Cyriel and Romanie (LaPeer) Lefevre. She married Garrett (Jack) Skiles in 1939 in Davenport. He died July 12, 1980.

She worked for American Machine and Metal, she later worked for the State Hospital and lastly she worked for the East Moline Schools in the dietary department. She loved her family and was always there for her four children, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, who needed her for strength, encouragement, love, reassurance, her laughter and sense of humor. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include daughters and sons in-law, Janice and Gary Marlier, Moline, Connie and Tom VanGerpen, Bettendorf, and Jackie and Pete Viren, Silvis, a son, William Skiles, East Moline; grandchildren: Lori, Teresa, Martin, Shane, Brandi, Jamie, Abby, Patrick, Ryan and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Marlene, Rebecca, Grace, Savanah, Kennedy and Trevor on the way; a sister, Madeline Morel, East Moline; several very special nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Audrey Polos, Ventura, Calif., Esther Skiles, Moline, Joy and George Gnatovich, Rock Island, Cecil Jenkins, Viola, Ralford and Pauline Skiles, Rushville, and Bert Skiles. Preceded in death by a granddaughter, Julie Theresa.
(Rock Island Argus, Mar. 9, 1999)


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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 26 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1185163
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura M Lefevre Skiles (23 Dec 1921–7 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1185163, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .