Darrell M. Lorance, 85, of Moline, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline. As per his wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in his name to Riverside United Methodist Church, Moline. Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Darrell was born February 28, 1928 in Phillipsburg, MO, the son of Jesse and Maggie (Truelove) Lorance. He was united in marriage to Patricia D. Park on September 25, 1948 in Missouri. He proudly served as a Fireman for the city of Moline and retired after 20 years of service.
Darrell was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church in Moline. He was an avid golfer and a St. Louis Cardinal’s fan.
Survivors include his wife Patricia; son, Darrell Lorance Jr., Lebanon, MO; daughters: Vivian Lorance, Moline, IL, Valerie Caldwell, Moline, IL; grandchildren: Jason (Stacey) Lorance, Jennifer (Scott) Sly and Josh Caldwell; great grandchildren: Jamie, Shelby, Ava and Hunter; step great grandchildren: Jacob and Hailey.
He was preceded by his parents, 2 brothers and 1 sister.