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 John Hugh “Big John” Culver

John Hugh “Big John” Culver

Birth
Idaho, USA
Death 8 Mar 1999 (aged 80)
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y - 234
Memorial ID 543206 · View Source
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Muscatine, Iowa - Services for John H. "Big John" Culver, of Muscatine, will be 11:30 a.m. today at Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home, Muscatine. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal.

Mr. Culver died Monday, March 8, 1999, at his home. He had worked for the past 10 years as a sports program promoter for Muscatine High School.

Mr. Culver was born July 1, 1918, in Eagle, Idaho. He married Joan Culver. She preceded him in death. He married Norma Featherston.

He served in the Army Air Forces in the 5th Corps during World War II. He also had played professional football for the New York Giants before the war.

Survivors include daughters, Cheryl Lynn, Kathlyn Mitchell, Melanie and Leslie Dawn; a son, John Culver, Fresno, Calif.; and six grandchildren.
(Quad-City Times, Mar. 12, 1999)


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Pvt US Army Air Corps World War II


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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 543206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hugh “Big John” Culver (1 Jul 1918–8 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 543206, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .