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Judy A. Garcia

November 29, 1944 — July 6, 2017

Judy Whitbeck Waite Garcia, 72, of Casa Grande, Arizona, formerly of Moline, Illinois, died Thursday, July 6, 2017.

Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Friday in the chapel at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline. Memorials may be made to the United Scleroderma Foundation.

The former Judy Ann Whitbeck was born November 29, 1944, in Moline, the daughter of Earl Floyd and Margaret (Verhaeghe) Whitbeck. She graduated from Moline High School in 1962, and married Dick Garcia on Decmber 28, 1991, in Moline.

She worked in the personnel department at John Deere Harvester for 32 years, retiring in 1992 as the secretary to the human resources manager. She and Dick moved to Arizona later that year.

Judy volunteered for the Navajo County Sheriff's Auxiliary for many years, and served as Secretary in 1995. She enjoyed euchre, crocheting, reading, and traveling. Above all else, she loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Dick, a daughter, Beth and Randy Catour of Phoenix, a step-son, Tom and Amanda Garcia of Rock Island, 11 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Jack Whitbeck.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, July 13, 2017

4:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory at Trimble Pointe, Moline, Illinois

701 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265

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Graveside Service

Friday, July 14, 2017

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

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