Mary I. (Loussaert) Murrens

December 5, 1934 ~ March 29, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Mary Murrens Obituary

Mary I. Murrens, 89, of Moline, IL, passed away Friday, March 29, 2024.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m.  Thursday, April 4, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. A Rosary will be recited at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, with visitation following from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Mary was born December 5, 1934, in Long Grove, Iowa, a daughter of August and Margaret Eileen Murphy Loussaert. She married Edward L. Murrens on October 26, 1957 in Long  Grove. He preceded her in death on February 7, 2020.

She was a registered nurse and worked for John Deere, Harvester for 24 years and a life-long caregiver to many. She enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren, earning the name of “Grandma Great”.

Mary was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline.

Surviving are her sons, Steve (Kathy) Murrens, Davenport, IA, and Dave (Toni) Murrens, Lake Forest, IL; grandchildren, Michael (Kristine) Murrens, Hayle (Mitchell) Heydenberk, Hannah (Jason) Woodruff and Karli (Josh) Clement; seven great grandchildren; brother, Dale (Teresa) Loussaert, Missouri; sister, Janet Kanyock, Connecticut; and many nieces, nephews, and other family.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; son, Greg Murrens; and her brother, Gene Loussaert.

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Recitation of the Rosary
April 3, 2024

3:00 PM
Van Hoe Funeral Home
1500 6th Street
East Moline, IL 61244

April 3, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Van Hoe Funeral Home
1500 6th Street
East Moline, IL 61244

Mass of Christian Burial
April 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1307 17th Ave
Moline, IL 61265


Rock Island National Cemetery, East Moline


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