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 Archie L Gaskey

Archie L Gaskey

Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Aug 1999 (aged 65)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y - 410
Memorial ID 687113 · View Source
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Davenport - Services for Archie L. Gaskey, of Davenport, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church, Davenport. Burial will be in National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday at McGinnis, Chambers & Sass Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Additional visitation is one hour before the services Tuesday at the church.

Mr. Gaskey died Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at Genesis Medical Center-East Campus, Davenport.

He was employed 18 years as a fork lift operator at Ralston Purina, Davenport. He retired in 1993.

He was born July 26, 1934, in Davenport, to Archie and Adah (Path) Gaskey. He married Jeraldine M. Fahrenkrug on April 12, 1958, in Davenport.

He served two enlistments in the Navy, during and after the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge, he received the Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Navy Occupation Medal and Good Conduct Medal.

An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and wildlife. Memorials may be made to Quad-City Chapter of the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Rodney E. Levsen Jr., Montpelier, Iowa; sons, Larry L. Gaskey, Davenport, and Gary L. Gaskey, Tampa, Fla.; grandchildren, Sara, Christopher, Clint and Andrew; sisters, Dessie Ewing, Rock Island, Lorraine Vizcarra, Concord, Calif., Vera Plato, Denver, and Helen Jean Shiarla, Cottageville, S.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Evelyn Ross and Ida Mooney; and brothers, Thomas, Calvin, James and Eli.
(Quad-City Times, Aug. 29, 1999)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 687113
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Archie L Gaskey (26 Jul 1934–26 Aug 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 687113, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .