Her funeral service were held on June 27 at the McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Chapel, Bettendorf. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer‚s Disease & Related Disorders Foundation.
Carol was born June 29, 1954 in Davenport, the daughter of Alex & Mary (Garcia) Rocha, and was a graduate of Davenport Central High School in 1972, and later a graduate of American Institute of Commerce in Davenport.
On June 7, 1975, Carol was united in marriage to Frank J. Allender in Davenport, and was an instrumental part of the growth & success of the Allender Chiropractic Office in Cherokee.
Carol enjoyed exercising, sewing, and especially loved the times spent with family. A committed Christian, she was an active member of her church as well.
Preceding her in death were her mother, Mary and her brother, David Rocha. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Carol's obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.
Survivors include her husband, Frank; her daughters, Christine (Kevin) Nordstrom of Bettendorf and Rebecca Allender of Cherokee; her son, Joshua Allender of Cherokee; her grandchildren, Trae Nordstrom, Ameera Nordstrom, Forest Allender and Frankie Jena Allender; her father, Alex Rocha of Davenport; her sisters, Laura (Steve) Wagschal of Davenport and Mary Beth Rocha of Rock Island, Ill.; her brother, Daniel (Joanne) Rocha of Geneseo, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews & cousins.