|Renae L. Ekstrom|
|November 29, 1984 - November 27, 2010|
|Coal Valley, Illinois|
|Visitation: 4:00-7:00PM Tuesday November 30, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Funeral Service: 1:30PM Wednesday December 01, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline|
|Vigil Service: Rosary Recited at 4:00PM Tuesday November 30, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Interment: , at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline |
|Renae L. Ekstrom, 25, Coal Valley, passed away Saturday November 27, 2010 at Trinity, Rock Island.|
Funeral services will be held at 1:30p.m., Wednesday December 1, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00p.m., Tuesday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, with a rosary recited at 4:00p.m. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family or ARC of Rock Island.
Renae was born on November 29, 1984 in Rock Island, the daughter of Phil and Claire (Williams) Ekstrom.
She had been employed by ARC of Rock Island for the last 5 years.
Renae was a 2004 Rock Island High School graduate.
Miss Ekstrom was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline and had been active in Special Olympics.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews.
Her hobbies included caring for her dogs, playing on her computer and playing games on the Nintendo Wii.
Survivors include her parents, Phil and Claire, Coal Valley; grandfather, George Williams, Rock Island; sisters and brothers in law, Shari (Tim) Thompson, Rock Island, Wendi (Tim) DeFauw, Rock Island, Elaina (Chris) Wallin, Minnesota; brothers and sisters in law, Richard Ekstrom, Moline, Robert (Nicole) Ekstrom, East Moline, Rodney (Jennifer) Ekstrom, Davenport, Ryan Ekstrom, Davenport; aunts, Regina Donaway, Cheryl Bobb, Anna Chapman, Susan McKeag; uncle, Don Ekstrom; 17 nieces and nephews and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents and maternal grandmother.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.
i would like to say iam sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you
-- michelle byrd (melissa smith sister )
Please accept my most sincere condolences for your loss. I remember Renae attending all of Ryans' wrestling matches and how much she enjoyed them.
-- Russell Hoover
Phil and Claire, We are so very sad and sorry to hear about Renaes passing. It isn't supposed to happen this way. Our hearts go out to you and your family.
-- Marilyn Morrow
I was very sorry to hear about Renae passing, She was a very special person, and she will be missed greatly. Sorry I am unable to be there, but my thoughts are with you all. Cory
-- Cory Cook
I'm very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
-- Jeff Salmon
Claire, I was sorry to hear of Renaes death. I remember Renae as a very happy little girl when she would come to Harold's on the Rock with you and visit with everyone. May it comfort you to know that she was a very happy person with a great family behind her supporting her.
-- Phyllis Marken
I am so sorry about ur loss renae was a great person!! i dont know if u remember me i worked at wise guys and always waited on you, i just loved renea she was a great person and just a joy to wait on!!again i am so sorry for your loss
-- gina miller
Renae had a beautiful spirit. I know she is in a wonderful place right now. So sorry for your loss. Please let me know if there is anything else I can do.
-- Jean Wardlow MD
I am so surprised and saddened to hear of Renae's passing. I believe Renae was at Washington when I started working as the social worker for the PH program. I always loved her. She always had a smile and was such a delight in our social group. You have my deepest sympathy. I am sorry I am unable to attend her service, but do know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
-- Mrs. Bernie Bowles
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. I was a job coach with Renae at Salvation Army and Fort Armstrong and everyone at both sites truly enjoyed working with Renae. She was always smiling and a positive influence with anyone she met. I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to work with Renae.
-- Donna Whiting
Our sincere sympathy to our cousins family Keeping you all in our prayers
-- Dorcas Milder/ Breuning &Richard Breuning & family