Obituary: Georgene Rock


A memorial service for Georgene Rock, 89, of Eldridge, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Trinity Cathedral Church, Davenport. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. A luncheon will be held following the service, and all are invited to attend. Per her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Rock died Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Grand Haven Retirement Community, Eldridge.

Georgene Garber was born April 10, 1930, in Davenport, the daughter of Ralph and Vera Garber.

She married Wes Rock on Feb. 18, 1950.

She and her husband operated the family Century Farm until their retirement at the end of harvest in 2004.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Denise; a son-in-law, Van Cline; five grandchildren, Lauren Cline (Hunt Briggs), Alex Cline, Christian Cline, Katie Maher and Cassidy Maher; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine; and a brother, Daniel Garber.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Cathedral Church, the Scott County Library in Eldridge, or ARL of Iowa.

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