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Caroline W. Fleming

February 1, 1930 — November 24, 2023

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Caroline W. Fleming

 

Caroline W. Fleming, 93, formerly of Moline, IL passed away Friday, November 24, 2023, in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Caroline Warfield Fleming was born on February 1, 1930, in Moline, IL, the daughter of Clark and Clara (Hardin) Warfield.  She was raised in Moline and attended Denison University where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.  She received her degree in Psychology after transferring to the University of Southern California.  She was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Moline, Garden Club, Bridge Club, King’s Daughters and a 74-year member of PEO.  She was an enthusiastic hostess for her clubs as well as family holidays. Caroline raised four children, volunteered at their activities and supported her husband’s career, moving to Horicon, WI and Waterloo, IA before returning to Moline for their retirement. She enjoyed spending winter holidays in Sarasota FL.  She summered at Sylvan Beach, Michigan for 80 years, playing tennis, hosting family gatherings and enjoying Sylvan’s social events.  After the death of her husband, Caroline moved to Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Survivors include her four children and their spouses, Susan Schuler of Sarasota, FL, Mary and Scott Francis of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, William and Sufia Fleming of West Palm Beach, FL, David Fleming and his fiancé Jacklyn Headrick of Aurora, CO; four grandchildren, Jillian Schuler and her husband, Walter Beer, T.J. Schuler, Bobby Francis and Sarah Francis.

Caroline was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Robert S. Fleming.

Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. with a service at 1:30 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2023, at Trimble Funeral Home, 701 12th St., Moline, IL with the Rev. Duane Lahti officiating.  Burial will follow at the Rock Island National Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Congregational Church of Moline, IL.

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Monday, December 11, 2023

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory

701 12th St, Moline, IL 61265

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