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Helen Kleinau

October 4, 1933 — March 5, 2024

Helen M. Kleinau, 90, of Moline, Illinois, died Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island.

Services are 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2767 9th Street, Rock Island.  Visitation is from 12:30 p.m. until time of services.  The family will also greet friends at a funeral luncheon immediately following services until 4:00 p.m. in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline.  Private burial is in Rock Island Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

The former Helen Mae Dusenbery was born October 4, 1933, in Andalusia, Illinois, the daughter of William Jennings Bryant and Ruth (Fox) Dusenbery.  She married John Kleinau on November 4, 1950, in Rock Island.  He died April 23, 1992.

Helen’s passion was gardening and flowers.  She enjoyed fishing and feeding the birds.  Above all else, family was the most important thing to Helen, especially her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She also loved her many pets over the years.

Helen is survived by three children and their spouses, Sheryl (Kevin) Keller of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, Richard (Sharon) Kleinau of Washington, Iowa, and Melissa (Eugene) Tubbs of Colona, Illinois; eight grandchildren, Joanna (Brent) Ayers, Dawn (Matt) Kruse, James (Amanda) Kleinau, Emily (Michael) Murphey, Zachary Carr, Alex Carr, Matthew Keller, and Christopher (Danielle) Keller; 11 great-grandchildren; and her cat, SoCo.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her great-grandson, Kevin Kruse; and siblings, Orville, Sonny, Delbert, and Wayne Dusenbery, Betty Doyle, and Carol Fulscher.

The family invites friends to share stories and condolences at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helen Kleinau, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 16, 2024

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

2767 9th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses

2767 9th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201

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Funeral Luncheon

Saturday, March 16, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Horizon Room at Trimble Pointe (Upper Level)

701 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265

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Burial

Rock Island Memorial Park

4205 30th St., Rock Island, IL 61201

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