Friday, May 29, 2009

Grandma Dorothy

Dorothy Power
February 07, 1914 - May 26, 2009
Dorothy Power, 95, of East Moline, died May 26, 2009 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Christ United Methodist Church, East Moline. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. 6601-38th Ave., Moline. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church Kitchen Fund. Dorothy was born February 7, 1914 on the Rock Island Arsenal to Percy and Cora (Cox) Skelton. She married Hiram Blaker Power on June 29, 1935. He preceded her in death in 1993. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, East Moline where she was involved in their women’s group. She was also a member of the Geneseo C.C. She was an avid golfer and enjoyed sewing, knitting, baking and socializing at the Colona Senior Center. She took great delight in spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by Son Jim (Carol) Power East Moline Grandchildren Jen Pfaff Rock Island Chris (Michelle) Power New Lenox, IL Jay Power Vashon Island, WA Great grandchildren Kathryn, Brandon and Ashlyn Power Blaker and Carter Pfaff Malacky Power Brother Raymond Skelton Sister Grace Wongstrom She was preceded in death by her five brothers and one sister.

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