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Marjorie R. (Luallen) O'Dell

October 25, 1930 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 91)


Marjorie R. O’Dell, age 91, of Eldridge, IA , formerly of Moline, IL, died Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Kahl Home, Davenport.   Services are 11:30 AM Thursday November 11, 2021 at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, IL.  Burial is in the New Boston cemetery.  Visitation is from 10:00 AM until time of services Thursday at Fippingers where memorials may be left to the St. John’s United Methodist Church,  Alzheimer’s Association or Wounded Warrior project.  Online condolence can be made at fippingerfuneralhome.com

She was born October 25, 1930 in rural Woodhull, IL. To A. Raymond and Cosetta Stiers Luallen.  She graduated from Woodhull High School in 1948 and Morse School of Cosmetology in 1949.   On June 17, 1956 she married Edward “Pike” O’Dell in Woodhull.  He died June 2, 2015.

Marjorie was employed for 37 years first at Bishop’s Buffet at Duck Creek, Bettendorf and then Bishops Cafeteria at SouthPark, Moline. She enjoyed eating out with family and friends and especially enjoyed her co-workers and customers.

She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church for over 60 years and was active in the UMW in her younger years.

She is survived by 3 sons, Dwight O’Dell of Baytown, TX,  Tracy (Patti) O’Dell of Eldridge, IA,  Drew O’Dell of Rock Island, IL, 3 grandchildren Shannon (Zach ) VanMeter, Anthony O’Dell both of Des Moines, IA,  Kate O’Dell of Parnell, IA, 2 great grandsons, Watson and Everett VanMeter of Des Moines, 1 sister Bernice Asplund of Bettendorf, IA, several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, husband, 1 son Shawn and 2 brothers, Willis and Donald Luallen preceded her in death

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 Service Program


November 11, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Funeral Service
November 11, 2021

11:30 AM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

November 11, 2021

New Boston Cemetery
700-712 Locust Street
New Boston, IL 61272


St. John's United Methodist Church
109 E. 14th St, Davenport IA 52803
Tel: 1-563-287-3367
Web: http://stjohnsumcdav.org

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

Alzheimers Association

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