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Dorothy "Jean" Laughead

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Dorothy "Jean" Laughead Obituary
Dorothy "Jean" Laughead 87, formerly of Moline, died Sunday (Feb. 24, 2013) in OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria.

She was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Quincy, a daughter of William Henry and Edna Emma Biebigheuser Rueter. In 1947, she married C. W. "Bill" Laughead. The couple raised three children.

She was a graduate of Quincy High School and Gem City Business College. Jean worked as a secretary for John Deere and as a sales clerk at JC Penney.

She is survived by her children, Robin (Kathy) Laughead of Zwingle, Iowa, Donald Laughead of Moline and Janet Berfield of Peoria; four grandchildren, Elyse Laughead and Amber Laughead, both of Davenport, Iowa, Laura Berfield of Chicago and Tom (Elizabeth) Berfield; along with two great-grandchildern, Lillianne and Flora Berfield, of Louisville, Ky.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her brothers, Kennith, Maurice and Donald; and her beloved sister Wilma.

SERVICES: Services are pending. She will be buried next to her husband on Arsenal Island, Rock Island.


WEBSITE: www.abtsmortuary.com

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, 2013
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