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“Dear Patty, Graeme, and Connor...You are living tributes to the love and nurturing which must surely have been inspired by your mother/grandmother....Read More »
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“You will be missed by your daughter and grandchildren.I agree with Rebecca. You raised a caring, kind, thoughtful daughter who in turn, has raised...Read More »
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Margaret Jackson, 90, of Moline, IL, died Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Silver Cross Health and Rehabilitation, Rock Island, IL.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Estates. Memorials may be made to Quad City Animal Welfare Center, Milan.

Margaret was born on September 28, 1921 in Farmington, IL, the daughter of John J. and Ruth (Huff) Worthington. She married Russell Olen on December 24, 1940 in Knoxville, IL. He preceded her in death on January 17, 2005. She worked for Black Hawk College and Quad Cities Training Center, retiring in 1983. Margaret was a member of First Christian Church in Moline as well as a 50 year member of the Honor Bright King's Daughter Circle. She and her husband enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S. and wintering in Florida and Texas. Margaret also enjoyed square dancing, bike riding, playing Bridge and the organ.

Survivors include
Daughter Patricia (Ed) Radlo Los Altos Hills, CA
Grandsons Graeme & Connor Radlo
Sister Geneva Halladay Monmouth, IL
Niece Ruthe Greer Seaton, IL
Daughter in law Sharon Hood Riverside, CA

She was preceded in death by her husband and sons, David and Phillip.

Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.