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 Kenneth R Biggs

Kenneth R Biggs

Dixon, Lee County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Oct 1999 (aged 69)
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y - 441
Memorial ID 366617 · View Source
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Kenneth R. Biggs, 69, of Moline, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd., Moline. Visitation will be Friday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. The burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island, where military rites will be conducted by Moline American Legion Post 246. Memorials may be made to ARC of Rock Island County.

He was born Sept. 24, 1930, in Dixon, Ill., the son of George and Mildred Milschewski Biggs. He married Mary E. Kustes May 19, 1952, in Sterling, Ill.

Kenneth retired in the spring of 1998 as owner and operator of Shutters Plus in Moline. Earlier, he had been a salesman for Lucas Power in Davenport for 4 years and also was a salesman and vice president of Marvin Heeren Co., Moline, for 25 years.

He was an Air Force veteran.

Kenneth was a member of the Moline Small Business Bureau.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathryn Trout (LeRoy), Moline, Karen Gibbs (Charles), Rock Island, Michelle Hamby (Jesse), O'Fallon, Ill., Julia Biggs, Moline, and Renae Zeitler (Joel), Moline; 14 grandchildren; his father, George Biggs, Sterling; and a sister, Ardyce Breiding, Virginia Beach, Va. He was preceded by a brother, Darrell, in May of 1954; and his mother.
(Rock Island Argus, Oct. 7, 1999)


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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 366617
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth R Biggs (24 Sep 1930–6 Oct 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 366617, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .