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Michael B Leemans
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1947
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 2011
Silvis
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Michael B. Leemans, 63, of East Moline, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial is at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where the Vietnam Veterans will conduct military rites. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Vietnam Veterans, Chapter 299.

Michael was born July 12, 1947, in Moline, the son of Raymond and Mary Louise Billiet Leemans. He married Sharon Thuren Feb. 13, 1971, in East Moline.

Michael was co-owner of Creative Packaging Associates, Milan, for 30 years. He was an Army veteran who served two tours in the Vietnam War. Michael was a 1965 graduate of Alleman High School, attended Black Hawk College, and was a member of the Vietnam Veterans, Chapter 299.

Michael was a true gentleman who was loved by many. Fishing trips with friends, golfing, and traveling to warm places during the winter, especially Puerto Vallarta, were his favorite pastimes. He was fond of old movies, particularly westerns and Gene Autry, and also had an interest in model trains.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon; daughter, Angie Leemans and Paul Hebbeln, Coal Valley; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Sarah Leemans, Wheaton, Ill.; grandchildren, William and Nicholas Seaman and Michael, Audrey and Gabriel Leemans; sister, Jeanette Jeffers, Broken Arrow, Okla.; aunts, Suzanne Aubrey and Edna Giromini; and uncles, Albert, Arthur, Eugene and Daniel Leemans.
(Rock Island Argus) 
 
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 Parents:
  Raymond J Leemans (1921 - 1974)
  Mary Louise Billiet Leemans (1923 - 1983)
 
Inscription:
SP4 USA Vietnam
 
Burial:
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: CW1 B 48
 
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Jul 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73199024
Michael B Leemans
Added by: Paul Mack
 
Michael B Leemans
Added by: Paul Mack
 
Michael B Leemans
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