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Posted: 1259583198000
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ILLINOIS CITY, Ill. -- Viola Margaret Fuhr, 92, Illinois City, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Aledo Health and Rehab Center.

The Rev. John Manning will officiate the services. Casket bearers are John Penry, Jonathan Schmidt, Jim King, Gary Feldman, Tom Carlson and Marvin Oberhaus. Burial will be at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Fuhr was born June 16, 1912, in Muscatine, the daughter of John and Edith Kemper Balser. She married John M. Fuhr Feb. 19, 1944, in Rock Island, Ill.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and cats.

Survivors include a son, Marlin E. Fuhr of Davenport; a daughter, Susann Penry and husband, Michael, of Taylor Ridge, Ill.; and two grandchildren, John David Penry and Jennifer Penry.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Mary Oberhaus.

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