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“Joan: I am so sorry that I couldn't be with you today. So many memories of Aunt Lois and all of them good of coarse....she was one of those special...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Anita Garvin - Holdrege, NE

“Sis. Harper, Thank you so much for the many years you invested in helping lay the foundation we are building on. You were an example and voice to...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Gary L Randol - Moline, IL

“I'll miss you so very much you were my only grandmother ill think about you everyday. You were so amazing and thats why its so hard to say goodbye. I...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Hannah - Davenport, IA

“Lois Harper is one precious lady. She never said a mean word to anyone and was always smiling and singing. I know her daughter, my best friend,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Susan O'Quinn - Glendale, AZ

“Sister Lois, You were such and awesome person, I love you so very much. Thank you for taking care of me when I was little, teaching me everything...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Rania Blackaby- Roesner - Alto, GA

“My memories of Sis Harper was her baking, she must of put a lot of love into it because everything she did was awesome. She always was there and very...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Tarkington - Milan, IL

“Aunt Lois was always generous and caring. The true depiction of a Christian woman. She will be loved and missed by many, but we can rest assured that...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Harlan D Huff - Silvis, IL

“Rest in Peace. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: ollie brown - louisville, KY

Julie Lois Harper, age 85, of Moline, died Saturday, May 12, 2012 at East Moline Nursing & Rehabilitation.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. 6601-38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation is from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial is at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Memorials may be made to a fund for the great grandchildren's education.

Julie was born January 23, 1927 in Edmonton, KY, the daughter of Tommie and Rosie Ballard Huff Froedge. She married Basil Kent Harper on February 24, 1944 in Glasgow, KY. He preceded her in death on September 24, 2000.

Julie was a member of the Apostolic Sanctuary for many years. She taught Sunday school and began the Peanut Brittle phase of the Bake Sale programs at the church. Julie loved her entire family dearly.

Daughter Joannie (Ken) Holmes
Grandchildren Allan (Rachel) Holmes
Brent Harper
Hannah Harper
Victoria Tristan
Donald (Donna) Harper
Ronald (Barbara) Harper
Great Grandchildren Colton & J.T. Harper
Wyatt, Taylor, Garrett & Jackson Holmes
Brothers Howard (Della) Huff
Rolland (Linda) Huff
Sisters Lucy (Eldon) Kaiser
Ollie Brown

She was preceded in death by her husband, son, Donald Kent Harper, daughter, Denise Ann Hantz, and several brothers and sisters.

Online condolences may be expressed to her family by visiting her obituary at www.esterdahl.com..

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