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Mildred Zare

August 19, 1920 — July 17, 2021

Mildred Zare, 100, longtime respected Rock Island business owner, died Saturday, July 17, at home.

Services are 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Congregation Beth Israel at the Tri-City Jewish Center, Rock Island. Burial is in Hebrew Cemetery, Rock Island, immediately followed by a luncheon. Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities or Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The former Mildred Wyman was born August 19, 1920, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Saul and Bertha Wyman. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 1941. She married Isadore Zare on November 23, 1944, at the Tri-City Jewish Center, Rock Island. He died December 1, 1988.

Mildred worked as a schoolteacher at McKinley Elementary in Moline, and later owned and operated Artcraft Printing Company with her husband.

She belonged to the Congregation Beth Israel at the Tri-City Jewish Center, where she active with the Hadassah, B’nai B’rith Women, and Beth Israel Sisterhood. She enjoyed golf, watching game shows on television, and was gifted at math and spelling.

Mildred is survived by a son, Michael Zare of Rock Island; a daughter, Harriet Zare of Rock Island; two grandchildren, Russel (Sarah) Beaulieu and Eric (Stacey) Beaulieu; three great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Jaxon, and Morrigan Marie Beaulieu; and a son-in-law, Lloyd Beaulieu of East Moline. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isadore Zare; daughters, Sandi Beaulieu and Nadine Zare; a son, Robert Zare; and two brothers.

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