Hilda M. Garcia
December 15, 1933 - July 30, 2009


Hilda M. Garcia, 75, of Moline, passed away peacefully, Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock Island, surrounded by her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 3rd, at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Moline. Visitation is Sunday from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline, where a Rosary will be recited at 3:00 p.m. Burial is at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Hilda Lopez was born December 15, 1933 in Moline, the daughter of Anthony and Belen (Gonzalez) Lopez. She married her husband of 57 years, Manuel “Manny” F. Garcia, on December 23, 1950 in Davenport. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2008.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church and enjoyed sewing and making porcelain dolls. She was an animal lover and had many dogs throughout her life

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Christine & Pedro Pena, Moline and Lisa & Michael Mead, Ft. Worth, TX; sons and daughters-in-law, Marcello “Skeeter” & Pam Garcia, Milan, Michael & Geri Garcia, East Moline, Joe & Tina Garcia, Madison, WI, and Manuel “Manny” & Lisa Garcia, Grand Prairie, TX; sisters, Belen Terronez, and Naum Mier, both of Moline; 18 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren and her dog Andy. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Manny, a granddaughter, Julie Ann Garcia and sisters, Olga Nunez, Ophelia Ramirez and Lillian Martinez.

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday August 3, 2009, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church
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Sunday August 2, 2009, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home
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Sunday August 2, 2009, 3:00 p.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home
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