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Connie E. Kirk


1944 - 2019
Connie E. Kirk Obituary

Connie E. Kirk

October 8, 1944-August 18, 2019

ROCK ISLAND-Connie E. Kirk, 74, of Rock Island, Illinois, died Sunday, August 18, 2019, in ManorCare, Davenport, Iowa.

Visitation is 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. with The Rev. Ed Kuriscak officiating. Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory following the funeral, and private burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Edgewood Baptist Church, Moline.

The former Connie Elaine Metcalfe was born October 8, 1944, in Muscatine, Iowa, to James and Evelyn (Ziegenhorn) Metcalfe. She graduated from Bettendorf High School, and married Thomas Kirk on September 11, 1964. He died March 10, 2003. She was a post press operator for the Moline Dispatch. She was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church, and enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, crossword puzzles, fishing, watching "Wheel of Fortune," and, later in life, going to auctions. Her family was important to her, especially her grandchildren.

Connie is survived by two sons, Douglas Kirk and his wife Rebecca of East Moline, and Benjamin Kirk and his fiancée Lynette Bisanz of Coal Valley; six grandchildren, Stephany, William, Elizabeth, Habel, Zachary, and Anna Kirk; sisters, Joyce Marshall of Florida, Linda Johnson of Bettendorf, Carolyn Niers of Davenport, and Marsha Kriner of Bettendorf; a special friend, Gary Langan of Hillsdale; and many nieces and nephews.

Connie's family invites friends to share stories and condolences at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.

Published in Quad-City Times from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2019
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