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Monica A. Stroud, 93, passed away 8:11 am, Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her residence.

Born May 5, 1927 in Norfolk, NE, she was the daughter of John and Mary (Bannan) Eastburn.

She had worked as a retail grocery clerk and well as for East Alton Public Library and had been a volunteer for Operation Blessing.  Monica enjoyed socializing at the East Alton Recreation Center, quilting, ceramics and watching Hallmark movies.

She is survived by a son, David Allen; daughter, Nancy Stroud; grandchildren, Kevin Kloeckner, Kristie Westfall, Karen Velasquez, David Allen, Jessica Haugen, Shannon Logan and Brittany Logan; and nine great grandchildren.

Her parents; and brother, Giles "Bud" Eastburn preceded in death.

Private service and burial will be in Upper Alton Cemetery.

Marks Mortuary in Wood River in charge of arrangements.

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