Frances M. Lulow, 87, of Colona, Illinois, died Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline, Illinois.
Services are 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016, at CityView Celebrations at Trimble Pointe, in the lower level of 701 12th Street, Moline. Visitation is 4:00 until the time of service. Following services, cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory under the direction of Trimble Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The former Frances Marie Hoffman was born June 6, 1928, in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Otto and Harriet (Kennedy) Hoffman. She married Richard W. Lulow on March 29, 1948, in Muscatine, Iowa.
She worked in payroll on the Rock Island Arsenal. She was an avid reader, especially of mystery novels, and enjoyed cross-stitching, bowling, and was famous for her potato salad. Her family was very important to her.
Fran is survived by her husband, Richard; five children and their spouses, Patricia and Dan Bebber of Geneseo, Don and Mary Lulow of East Moline, Cindy and Terry Ayers of Sherrard, Mary and Greg Kennedy of Metropolis, Illinois, and Lori Gorman of Metropolis; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Sonny Hoffman of Eugene, Oregon. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Herring, a brother, Walter, and two sisters, Dorothy and Hervila.
Visit Fran's personal tribute page at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com to share stories and condolences, and light a free candle in her memory.