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Betty A. Tank

1941 ~ 2019 (age 78)


Betty A. Tank, of Moline, IL passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at her residence.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am Saturday, December 7, 2019 at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline.  Visitation will be 4-7 pm on Friday at the funeral home.  Entombment will be in St. Mary’s Mausoleum, East Moline.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center or the American Cancer Society.

Betty was born on September 21, 1941 in Bradford, IL, the daughter of Ross and Mary (Mannon) Ferris.  She married James H. Tank on July 8, 1961 in East Moline.  He preceded her in death on July 25, 2009.

She worked at the Boss Leather Glove Factory in Kewanee and later at Kmart as a sales representative.

Betty enjoyed gardening and being outside. She enjoyed her sister weekends and enjoyed spending time with her family. Her faithful companion Tia never left her side and they went everywhere together.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, David and Lin Tank, East Moline, grandchildren, Logan and Brady McArtor-Tank, great-grandson, Landyn McArtor-Tank, sisters, Peggy (Russ) Coombs, Kewanee; Mary Lou Parker, Kewanee; Linda Tank, Kewanee; Barbara (Jerry) Klein, Wyoming, Ill; brother, Kenny (Judy) Ferris, Bradford; Sister-in-law, Margaret Ferris, Bradford. and her special canine companion, Tia. 

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband James, son Craig, brother, Linn Ferris; brother-in-laws, Ron Tank Sr and Don Parker; nephews, Steve Brunns, Randy Peterson, and Mike Tank.

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December 6, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeRoo Funeral Home
1611 7th Street
Moline, IL 61265

Funeral Service
December 7, 2019

10:00 AM
DeRoo Funeral Home
1611 7th Street
Moline, IL 61265

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