Zada Mae Wince, 78, of Rock Island passed on Tuesday, November 28, 2006, at home surrounded by her family.
Her Celebration of life services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Pastors Drew Nagle and Al Noakes will lead the services. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Trinity Pathway Hospice.
Zada Mae Gotthardt was born October 9, 1928, in Moline, Illinois to Dewey and Iva (Thompson) Gotthardt. She married Russell B. Wince on November 18, 1961, in Rock Island. Zada retired from Sears in 2003. She was a proud member of Gloria Dei Presbyterian Church in Rock Island, where she was a Trustee and Elder, served as Financial Secretary, and taught Sunday school.
Her dedication to family and all children was evident with her thirty-five years of involvement in PTA in which she was recognized with a prestige award from the National Honor Society as well as many other awards. She was active in Cub Scouts for twenty-five years. Other enjoyments included traveling, reading, playing games, family activities and most of all having her grandchildren near her.
HER LOVE FOR HER FAMILY WAS IMMEASURABLE:
Zada is survived by her husband, Russell B. Wince; daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Maurice Tollenaer of Titusville, Florida, Patti and Bill Sandoval of East Moline, and Becki and Greg Boswell of Moline; sons and daughters-in-law, Bernard Jr. and Becky Pearson of Silvis, Jack and Etta Pearson of LaVergne, Tennessee, Steven Sr. and Kay Pearson of Titusville, Mark and Therese Scott of Davenport, Jim and Judy Wince of Moline, and Terry and Julie Wince of Moline; a stepdaughter and her husband, Julie and Jim Krause of Oakville, Missouri; 27 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Barbara Gotthardt, and a grandson, Kenneth Lee Tollenaer.
Zada?s family invites friends to share a story about her or light a candle in her memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.