Melody Anselmi Obituary

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Melody Ann Anselmi

January 22, 1958 - April 4, 2013
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Melody Ann Anselmi, age 55 of Rock Island, died Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Trinity Rock Island. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday April 7th, at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Moline. Interment will follow at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Melody was born on January 22, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Mary Ann (McGuire) Kite. She married Daniel Anselmi on January 27, 2001 in Davenport. He preceded her in death on October 31, 2012. Melody most recently worked for Goodwill in Davenport. She...
Melody Ann Anselmi, age 55 of Rock Island, died Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Trinity Rock Island.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday April 7th, at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Moline. Interment will follow at Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.

Melody was born on January 22, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Mary Ann (McGuire) Kite. She married Daniel Anselmi on January 27, 2001 in Davenport. He preceded her in death on October 31, 2012.

Melody most recently worked for Goodwill in Davenport. She previously had worked for Barjan in Rock Island. In her free time she enjoyed gardening, camping, fishing, and going to yard sales. She was also a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Moline.

Survivors (and spouses) include her daughters, Mary Jo (Chris) Rohde, Corpus Christi, TX, Chris Burgeson, Bettendorf, IA, and Sarah Hamerly, Davenport, IA; grandchildren, Matthew, Emily, Avery, Anthony, Skye, Zachary, and Marishka; brothers, Dave, Joe, Gordon, and Tori Kite; father & mother-in-law Norm & Mary Anselmi; sisters-in-law, Crystal (fiancé John) Adams, Carmela (Larry) Ward; brothers-in-law, Troy (Sonya) Anselmi, Matthew (Jen) Anselmi, and Christopher Anselmi; dear friend, Bridget Rockwell; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Melody was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Nina, and her former in-laws, Ward & Edith Hamerly.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.hodgsonfuneralhome.com.

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The family would like to extend a grateful "thank you" to the staff of Trinity Rock Island's 4 South unit. They made Melody's multiple visits there as good as they could have been, and their efforts and care are greatly acknowledged and appreciated.

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