Graveside Services for Ada Slusher will be held at 11:00 on Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Stronghurst Cemetery, Stronghurst, Illinois, with the Reverend Ralph Deming of Raritan Baptist Church officiating. Memorials may be given to either the American Lung Association or American Diabetes Foundation. Ada Slusher, 76, of Moline, Illinois, died Sunday, February 29, 2004 at her home in Moline. Ada Lee Slusher was born July 11, 1927 in Scott County, Iowa the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Vyolette (Nordstrom) Slusher. She graduated from Media-Weaver High School in 1945, and then attended business college. She retired from Deere & Company after a long career as a secretary for the foreign office. She was an avid sports fan. Survivors for Ada include two sisters and a brother-in-law, Mildred Westerman of Moline, and Shirley (Riley) Johnson of Monmouth, Illinois, a brother and sister-in-law, C. Edward (Betty) Slusher of Media, Illinois, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Alberto Bacon, Jessie Wright, and Betty Woerly, and a brother, Max Slusher.