Virginia I. <I>Navarro</I> Almanza


Virginia I. Navarro Almanza

Utica, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 May 2020 (aged 94)
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 210362455 View Source
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Virginia I. Almanza, 94, of Moline, passed away, Friday, May 22, 2020, at her home.

A private Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, May 28, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Moline, with only her family present due to Covid-19 restrictions. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials may be made to Active Day of Moline. Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd., Moline, is assisting the family.

The former Virginia Navarro was born on Oct. 26, 1925, in Utica, IL, the daughter of Geronimo and Maria (Davila) Navarro. She married John A. Almanza from Davenport, on Jan. 24, 1941. Virginia was a member at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Moline. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary Gold Star Mothers. Virginia attended Active Day of Moline where she was known for her love of dance (cha-cha) and enjoyed conversations with her friends. She loved flowers, especially roses. Virginia loved babies and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Rick Almanza, who lost his life in Vietnam serving as a Marine and was a Silver Star recipient; parents; brothers, Angel and Joe; and sister, Antonia.

(Dispatch/Argus - May 25, 2020)

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  • Created by: E. M.
  • Added: 22 May 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 210362455
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia I. Navarro Almanza (26 Oct 1925–22 May 2020), Find a Grave Memorial ID 210362455, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by E. M. (contributor 47118572) .