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 Maurice D DeSmet

Maurice D DeSmet

Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 11 Sep 1998 (aged 71)
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y - 139
Memorial ID 576854 · View Source
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Funeral services for Maurice D. DeSmet, 71, of Moline, will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island.

Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. DeSmet died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998, at Heartland Health and Rehabilitation, Moline.

He was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Moline, the son of Maurice and Martha Lannoo DeSmet. He married Nancy Ledford Sept. 3, 1955, in East Moline.

He worked at the Rock Island Arsenal in small arms repair, retiring after 33 years. He later worked as a security guard at the Quad City Downs for three years. He was a member of the Moline Masonic Lodge.

He enjoyed the river.

Survivors (and spouses) include his wife; a daughter, Catherine (Duncan) DeSmet-Harrington, Denver, Colo.; sons, Lawrence (Julie) DeSmet, Moline, and William DeSmet; four grandchildren; and brothers, Elmer DeSmet, Rock Island, and Al DeSmet, Winterhaven, Fla.
(Rock Island Argus, Sep. 13, 1998)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 576854
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice D DeSmet (21 Jan 1927–11 Sep 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 576854, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .