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“In Remembrance of my Aunt Theresa~My God Mother from Confirmation DayAunt Theresa was always there for my Mom, Lupe., who was often ill from diabetes...Read More »
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“To the family of Theresa, so sorry for your loss. I know her from In Touch Adult Day care, my husband attended there also until his death on Jan3rd...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Rhonda Landuit - milan, IL

“Bucky and I attended Word of Life with your mom and dad for years, Mary. They faithfully came. They got to know the people around them too. Your...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Anna Marie and Bucky Percuoco - IA

“Theresa was in my life off and on for the past decade. I met her first at the Senior Center in Rock Island, at the communal lunches. At that time,...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Juanita Garner-Wahe - Rock Island, IL

“My dear little sister--you have gone on to join all of our beloved family--I will miss our phone conversations and all the lovely craft work that you...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Anne L. Bedoy - Rosemead, CA

“Mary, I was so very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. May God bless you and the family and hold you tenderly in His hands. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Casto

Theresa Marie Lujan Escamilla, age 76, of Milan, died Friday, June 29, 2012 at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. 6601-38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation is 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial is at Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the family.

Theresa was born February 15, 1936 in Moline, the daughter of Anthony and Delfina Juarez Lujan, Sr. She married Trinidad Escamilla on November 27, 1971 in Davenport. He preceded her in death on January 21, 2007.

Theresa was first employed as a seamstress at Seaford Clothing Co., later as an in-home caregiver, lastly as a homemaker. She was a member of Word of Life Christian Center in Rock Island, and the Red Hat Society. Theresa enjoyed playing bingo and cards, dancing and doing crafts.

Daughter Mary & Jeff A. Yungen Sr. Coal Valley
Grandchildren Jeffrey A. Yungen, Jr
Leilani M. Yungen
Shilo L. Yungen
Many nieces and nephews
Sister Anne (Raul) Bedoy Rosemead, CA

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Mary Ortiz, Lupe Ortiz, Anthony Lujan, Jr. and an infant sister Sara Lujan.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting her obituary at