Adelia "Fern" Cone, 91, of Silvis, passed away June 28, 2016, at St. Anthony's Nursing Home in Rock Island.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis with visitation one hour prior to service time. Inurnment will follow at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Moline.
Fern was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Fulton, the daughter of Charles and Adelia Lienau Aplin. She married Lowell Jessen in 1944. She later married Robert Cone in 1961. He passed away in 1996.
Fern was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, playing bingo, bowling, flowers and dancing. She especially loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, Linda (Richard) Noppe, East Moline, Judy (Aaron Valinski) Cone, Milan, and David Jessen, Rock Island; grandchildren, David (Rachel) Noppe and Kristine (Kyle) Noppe-Williams; sister, Doris Morten, Des Moines; brother, Charles (Connie) Aplin, Ankeny, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews. Fern was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother, John.