Linda L. Thomson January 3, 1947-February 6, 2018

 January 3, 1947-February 6, 2018

ROCK ISLAND — Linda L. Thomson, 71, of Rock Island, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Trinity Rock Island.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline. Burial will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2018, at Rock Island Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Alzheimer's Association or the Rock Island County Humane Society.

Linda was born January 3, 1947, in Beatrice, Neb., the daughter of Daryl and Charity Elizabeth (Price) Gartner. She married Bob Thomson in 1979 in Rock Island.

Linda worked for the former IH Farmall, Rock Island, and the former Seaford's Clothing, Rock Island.

She loved her flower garden, watching hummingbirds,"Jeopardy," "Wheel of Fortune," "Storage Wars," "American Pickers," the peace and quiet, but most of all, playing slot games and bingo on her computer.

Survivors include son, Nick (Tammy) Thomson, East Moline; sisters, Tena (Curtiss) Knapp, Erie, Ill., Penny (Brian) Samuelson, Burlington, Iowa; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brothers, Ed (Tessa) Gartner, Longmont, Colo., and Gary (Teri) Elliott, Moline; best friend who anybody could ever have, helpful, caring and loving, Linda S. Flaugh. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Edina Walker, and a brother, Archie Gartner.

Special thanks to Linda S. Flaugh, Joe Dillard, Jackie Charter and her homemaker, Sandy Ackley.

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