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Marion Herr

May 31, 1922 — February 8, 2023

Marion Herr, 100, of Moline, Illinois, died Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Bickford Cottage of Moline.

Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory under the direction of Trimble Funeral Home, Moline. Private services will be held and burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, New York.

The former Marion Poepel was born May 31 , 1922, in Scotia, New York, to Harry and Matilda (Bethka) Poepel. She married Frank L Herr on November 25, 1945. She was a giving mother and a loving grandmother/great grandmother. She was a very talented artist—working in oils and stained-glass. She was an accomplished portrait artist and sold some of her work. Her stained-glass was exquisite.

She and her husband, Frank, enjoyed walking the beach and collecting sea shells while they lived together in Florida during their retirement. She was also a dedicated bird watcher.

Marion is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law: Dr Thomas and Kandee Herr of Moline,

Dr. Frank, Jr and Kathy Herr of McLean, Virginia; five grandchildren and their spouses: Thomas, Jr and Kelly Herr, James and Amanda Herr, Katie and Ryan Mashack, Ellen Herr and James Dubois, and Meredith and Paul Goldberg; and eight great grandchildren.

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