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Reba Ropp

August 9, 1933 — August 26, 2016

Reba F. Ropp, 83, of Colona, IL died August 26, 2016 at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.

Graveside service will be 10am Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Roselawn Cemetery, Moline. Those wishing to attend the services may meet at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis at 9:30.

Reba was born August 9, 1933 in Wawa, PA, the daughter of George and Ruth Bireley Kearney. She married Donald E. Mortenson Sr.March 6, 1953. He passed away in 1994. She later married Donald L. Ropp Sr. Aug. 17, 2002 in Colona. He passed away July 19, 2016. She was a member of the Green River United Methodist Church in Colona where she was treasurer for 30 years. She was also a member of the Colona Township Lions Club and the Colona Development Group. Reba enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family, especially her twin granddaughters. To those that knew her, she was one of the most caring and giving people they had met, she will truly be missed.

Survivors include her son Donald (Pam) Mortenson Jr. of Rock Island; step children Donald (Pam) Ropp Jr. of Colona, Larry L. Ropp of Colona, Sena (Ron Taylor) Ropp of Colona and Raymond L. (Gail) Ropp of Colona; grandchildren Laura Mortenson, Angie (Keith) Feller, Donald Mortenson III, Kyle (Kelley) Geiger and Robert Geiger Jr.; step grandchildren Kate Tully, Ashley and Amber Stover, LeAnna and Alex Ropp and many great grandchildren.

Reba was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, daughter Deborah Geiger and 2 brothers.

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