Liz A. Montford, 56, of Silvis, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at her home in Silvis. A memorial gathering will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis. Memorials may be made to QC Paws. Liz was born June 18, 1957, in Davenport, the daughter of Walter and Elizabeth Mudd Montford. She was the parts manager at Green Chevrolet in East Moline and was an avid motorcycle rider. Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Kaufman, Naperville, Ill.; sister, Janice Clark, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and a brother, David (Jane) Montford, Davenport. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, John Montford.