Christine L. Nelson, 68, of Moline, formerly of Geneseo, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019, in the ICU
at Unity Point Health – Trinity Rock Island. A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on
Monday, November 11, 2019, at First Lutheran Church, Geneseo. Reverend Laura Kamprath will officiate. Burial
will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 – 3 p.m., on Sunday, at Vandemore Funeral
Homes & Crematory – Geneseo Chapel. Memorials may be directed to The Arc of the Quad Cities.
Christine was born on January 5, 1951, the daughter of H. Willard and Janice (Smith) Nelson, in Geneseo. She
resided in a group home and attended Opportunity Center, both administered by The Arc of the Quad Cities. She
enjoyed spending time with her family at holidays and family gatherings.
Those left to cherish her memory include her mother, Janice Nelson; sister, Jane (Steve) Alexander, Geneseo;
brothers, Bill (Theresa) Nelson, Geneseo, Thomas (Joan) Nelshoppen, Urbana, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and
She was preceded in death by her father, H. Willard Nelson.
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