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“Dear Family, It is truely a blessing to have someone in your life as a father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter. Just know that GOD will...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Tawana Jackson Davis - Warren, MI

“We were sorry to hear about Cheryl's passing. We did not know her but if she was Diane Hanna's sister she must have been a wonderful person. I am...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda J. Neary - Rock Island, IL

“we were so saddened to hear of cheri's passing. cheri was the kindest person. she always had a smile on her face and a kind word to share. we...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: paul and charlotte [breitenbach] green - IN

“Uncle Allan told me last week, that Cheri was ill. When I talked to him yesterday, Uncle Allan told me she had passed away. I am so very sorry...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Pamela J. Green - clearwater, FL

“To each of you I send my love and prayers. I will always remember the unconditional love that Cheryl held for those she held close to her. The past...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Deb - Friend

“I would like to say a personal thank you to everyone who attended Cheryl's visitation, memorial service and shared memories within this web site. It...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Frank Hanna - Irving, TX

“To all of Cheryl's family, I was very sad to hear that Cheryl had passed away. Looking at her picture brings back years of memories living next door...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Gayle Sheahan

“I am so sorry to hear of Cheryl's passing. I was in Steve's class but remember Cheryl always with a smile and laughing.I will keep you all in my...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: jeanne Eleopulos Svetlick - IN

“We were all very sad to hear of Cheri's passing. We raised our boys together. It was always a pleasure to share our trials. She was a wonderful...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Kevin and Jackie Brower, Jake, Jessi, and Kole - IL

“I was very sad to hear Cheri had passed away. I worked with her for a couple of years back in the late 80's at Consumer Collections. She always had...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Susan Rounds

“Growing up with her as a kid, I always remember her laughing or smiling. She was kindhearted, generous and a very sweet person. My thoughts and...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Spike O'Dell - Nashville, TN

“Cheri was a kind and loving person to whom I'll be eternally grateful for being a wonderful sister. Always a genuine smile and a hug. Her hugs were...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Teresa (Hanna) Byam - Sister

“Diane and family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Jim and Gisela Stogsdill ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Gisela and Jim Stogsdill - Moline, IL

“I was so sad to see Cheri had passed away-My condolences to all the family, but especially the ones I've known for years-Diane, Mary, Teresa. If...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Cathy Jones - Silvis, IL

“I am so sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with your family ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Caryn (Boyer) Seidel

“Diane and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Keep your memories close and think about your wonderful moments you all had together. We will keep...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Amy & Don Stogsdill, Ray and Emily - IL

“Dear Friends:Please accept our sincere sympathy on the passing of your daughter, sister, wife and mom. It is always so tragic to lose someone so...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Linnea Thompson & Allen McCaulley - IL

“My deepest sympathies to all of you on Cheri's passing. It just doesn't seem possible she is gone. I will always remember fun times with her when...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Rhona Lanham Pinkney - friend

“My condolences go out to the family as they deal with a great loss. I had not seen Cheryl in many years, but remember her as a person who always had...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Chris Woodrow Andon - classmate

“My heart is saddened. Sending condolences and prayers for peace in your time of grief. The memory of Cheri's joyful spirit is a reminder of the...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Becky Tessen - Former Neighbor

“Diane & Family, My sympathys Diane to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Becky Howell - Moline, IL

“My mother was a great person.. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: adriane - Daughter

“Always a smile and a big bearhug. Her willingness to serve the Lord inpired us all. Our heartfelt condolences go to her family and especially to...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Tommi and Howie Crampton - IL

Cheryl “Cheri” E. Gray, of Moline, died Sunday, January 9, 2011 at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City.

Memorial service will be 10:00 A.M., Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Heritage Church, 4801-44th St., Rock Island. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M., Friday, January 14, 2011 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Per her wishes cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to the family or to Heritage Church.

Cheri was born on June 23, 1953 in Moline to Warren “Buck” and Mary Lockett Hanna. She married Charles Gray in July 14, 1984.

Cheri was a financial counselor at Trinity. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and was an avid Cubs and Bears fan. Cheri was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, aunt and sister.

Husband Charles
Children Adriane Moen Moline
Christopher “Kit” Gray Moline
Grandchildren Chase & Ava
Mother Mary Hanna Moline
Brothers Steve (Karen) Hanna Rock Island
Frank (Kim) Hanna Flower Mound, TX
Ron (Nanci) VanBlaricom Palos Hills, IL
Sisters Teresa (Dino Adamson) Byam Erie
Diane (John Neary) Hanna Moline
Linda (Chris) VanBlaricom-Kupper Little Rock, AR
Special sisters-in-law Jesse Boyd Colona
Nancy Ambrozi Moline
Jackie Martens Blue Grass, IA
Several Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by her father, mother & father-in-law Brentice and Harry Gray, and brother-in-law Jim Byam.
Online condolences may be expressed to Cheri’s family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com.

Funeral Home
Esterdahl Mortuary
6601 38th Ave. Moline, IL 61265
Tel. (309) 736-7100