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Gary and Linda -
Sorry ot hear of your loss. I only just found out from my daughter, Mandy.
I lived two doors south of your mom - from 1972 to 1996. Knew both of your parents, what wonderful people.
My two children during their growing up years, Colin Casillas and Mandy Casillas would always go down to visit your folks and continued even after your father passed.
Your mom and I have always stayed in touch during the holidays and birthdays.
I'm sure your

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Posted by: Glynis - Oelwein, IA - ex-neighbor & friend   Aug 27, 2012

Linda, Gary and Family~
I am so sorry to hear of Edna's passing, I still cant believe it, I was just in town visiting my Dad with my family and had stopped by Ednas house.
We always kept in touch with letters and cards. I still remember all the times I would stop down to visit with her, she would always offer me a drink of pop: ) then we would sit at her kitchen table and talk. I also remember when

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Posted by: Mandy (Casillas) Burr - Minneapolis, MN - Neighbor   Aug 27, 2012

Linda and Gary, my deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom. She was a very sweet lady and always a good neighbor. I must apologize for not getting to the funeral, we had company from out of town who just left and I realized I couldn't get there in time. I live n Colona, IL now and my son Todd Stone, who had bought mom and dad's house next door to your mom after they passed away, is now

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Posted by: Linda (DeBacker) Stone Bass - Moline, IL - old neighbor   Jul 21, 2012

We will remember Edna as the Pretty lady with the lovely smile who had a special way with color. Cheerful and charming, she will be missed. God Speed, Edna. Affectionately, Ann and Harry

Posted by: Harry and Ann Robinson Rock Island, Il - Moline,, IL - Members Salem Lutheran Church   Jul 21, 2012

Dear Gary & Linda, I have many wonderful memories of our families being together and sharing so much since the early 1950's. You had wonderful parents, and your Mother was a dear friend of mine; I am sorry I cannot be with you tomorrow. My love and prayers are with you, and Our Precious Lord
is with you always.

Posted by: Eulalia Dunn - Moline, IL - :Longtime Friend   Jul 21, 2012

To the family of Edna Olson: she will be missed. I worked with her a couple weeks ago mailing the church newsletter her death came a surprise. You have our sincer condolences May God hold you in his hand.
Anna & Myron YOeckel

Posted by: Anna & Myron Yoeckel - Moline, IL - friend   Jul 21, 2012

Edna was a wonderful woman. I have many memories of her kind personality and sweet heart. I'm so very sorry to hear of her passing. My condolences to her family.

Posted by: Mandy Ball - Cordova, TN - neighbor   Jul 20, 2012

Linda. my most sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and your entire family. My thoughts and prayers are with you always, most especially during this most difficult time. Your Mom raised a most amazing and outstanding woman. God bless. Love, Diane

Posted by: Diane - Victorville, CA   Jul 20, 2012

I grew up with Edna as my neighbor. We used to bring her May Day baskets and help her water her flowers and do yard work, etc. She was such a kind, sweet lady! I'm so sorry to hear of her passing. Please know that she was loved by many and touched many hearts.

Posted by: Abby Cox - Moline, IL - Neighbor   Jul 20, 2012

Gary, Linda and Families:

Please accept our sincere sympathy on the passing of your mother. We know you face difficult days ahead. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by: Linnea E. Thompson & Staff - Moline, IL   Jul 20, 2012