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Joan Anderson

Joan Grace Anderson (Berge)

Friday, October 30th, 1931 - Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Obituary

Joan Grace (Berge) Anderson, was the daughter of George and Agnes Berge. She was born on October 30, 1931 and passed away on June 4, 2021 at Unity Pointe Health, Rock Island, IL, from Covid 19.


Services will be 10 am on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline, with a visitation to be held on Wednesday, June 9, from 4-6 pm, Wendt Funeral Home. Burial will be at the National Cemetery on Arsenal Island in Rock Island, IL. At the families request, masks will be required.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

She graduated from Rock Island High School in 1949. After graduation she worked at Gillman Manufacturing and J.I. Case. On June 1,1950 she married Howard Headley. They had four daughters and later divorced. She married Dale Larison, who passed away in 1998. She later married Melvin Anderson, who passed away seven years later, leaving behind one step-daughter. She later worked for the RI Anesthesia Group and then Dr. Howard Gerstein, DDS. She volunteered for St. Anthony's Hospital, Franciscan Hospital and later Unity Pointe Health Trinity knitting hats for the newborn babies. She was also a volunteer for Hospice organization. She was a member of the Milan Red Hats and First Lutheran Church of Rock Island.

Survivors include: Daughters: Karen (Steve) Kean of Rock Island, Susan Huber and Debbie Headley of Milan, and Mary Jo (Jay) Oliver of Andalusia; a stepdaughter: Linda Gonzalez (Brian Drewes) of Moline. She had seventeen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands and a sister.

Family and friends are invited to express online condolences at www.wendtfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Wendt Funeral Home
    Address
    1811 - 15th St. Pl.
    Moline, IL 61265
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  • Memorial Service

    Thursday, June 10th, 2021 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, June 10th, 2021 10:00am
    Location
    Wendt Funeral Home
    Address
    1811 - 15th St. Pl.
    Moline, IL 61265
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Britton Rexroat
  • Interment

    Thursday, June 10th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, June 10th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Rock Island National Cemetery
    Address
    Bldg, 118 Rock Island Arsenal
    Rock Island, Illinois 61299
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Donations are being accepted for: ST JUDE CHILDRENS RESEARCH HOSPITAL INC.

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A special lady in our church family...she will be missed. Praying for comfort for her loved ones.
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