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Erin E. Paxton

December 27, 1977 ~ November 2, 2017 (age 39)

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Private Graveside Funeral Service

Oakwood Cemetery
1060 South Oakwood Ave
Geneseo, IL 61254

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Erin E. Paxton


Erin E. Paxton, 39, of Davenport, formerly of Geneseo, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics in Iowa City, IA, surrounded by her loved ones. A private family service will be held Thursday November 9, 2017 at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Reverend Stephen Mueller will officiate. Memorials may be left to the family of Erin E. Paxton. Cremation rites have been accorded; Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with these arrangements.


Erin was born on December 27th, 1977, the daughter of Dennis C. and Diana M. (Fuqua) Paxton, in Geneseo, IL. She graduated from Geneseo High School with the class of 1996 and completed her Associate’s Degree at Kaplan University. Erin was employed at the Hy-Vee in Davenport, where she was the manager and chef. Erin loved to cook, and she was able to display her talents where she worked. She also enjoyed reading and coloring.


Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Madison Paxton, Geneseo, her mother, Diana Paxton, Geneseo, her fiancée, Elton Royal, Davenport, IA, and her brother Bryan (Julie) Paxton, Monroe, IA, along with her niece Nora, nephew Troy, and her grandmother Doris Paxton.


Erin was preceded in death by her father, Dennis C. Paxton, and her grandparents, Russ and Mary Fuqua.

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