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 Raymond O “Whitey” Ahlgren

Raymond O “Whitey” Ahlgren

Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Dec 1999 (aged 72)
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Z - 310
Memorial ID 263119 · View Source
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Services for Raymond O. "Whitey" Ahlgren, 72, of 4747 11th St., East Moline, are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island. The Rev. Eric Nielsen is officiating. Burial is in National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military rites conducted by Milan Legion/VFW.

Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, East Moline, where he was a member.

Mr. Ahlgren died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 1999, at Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center, East Moline.

Raymond was born April 29, 1927, in Moline, the son of Oscar E. and Josephine P. Rezab Ahlgren.

He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Rock Island and California, retiring in in 1974 after 29 years.

He was an Army veteran.

He was a member of the Milan American Legion, Rock Island/Milan VFW, Funeral Honor Guard and the Letter Carriers' Union.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Kidwell, in California; sons, Steven, Kelly, Russell, Terry Ahlgren in California, Thomas Ahlgren in St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Dale and Martha Ahlgren and Donald and Ermalinda Ahlgren, all of East Moline.
(Rock Island Argus, Dec. 17, 1999)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 263119
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond O “Whitey” Ahlgren (29 Apr 1927–15 Dec 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 263119, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .