Erin E. Paxton, 39, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Geneseo, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, in Iowa City, Iowa, surrounded by her loved ones. A private family service was Thursday, Nov. 9 at Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. Stephen Mueller officiated. Memorials may be left to the family of Erin E. Paxton. Cremation rites have been accorded. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Erin E. Paxton, 39, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Geneseo, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, in Iowa City, Iowa, surrounded by her loved ones. A private family service was Thursday, Nov. 9 at Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. Stephen Mueller officiated. Memorials may be left to the family of Erin E. Paxton. Cremation rites have been accorded. Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Erin was born Dec. 27, 1977, in Geneseo, the daughter of Dennis C. and Diana M. (Fuqua) Paxton. She graduated from Geneseo High School with the Class of 1996 and completed her associate’s degree at Kaplan University. Erin was employed at the Hy-Vee in Davenport, where she was the manager and chef. Erin loved to cook, and was able to display her talents where she worked. She also enjoyed reading and coloring.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Madison Paxton, of Geneseo; her mother, Diana Paxton, of Geneseo; her fiance, Elton Royal, of Davenport, Iowa; and her brother, Bryan (Julie) Paxton, of Monroe, Iowa; along with her niece, Nora; and nephew, Troy. She was preceded in death by her father, Dennis C. Paxton; and her grandparents, Russ and Mary Fuqua.