Dale Godwin


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Posted Online: Nov. 19, 2012, 8:34 pm
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Dale E. Godwin, 74, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, Nov, 18, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
Visitation will be 4 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Wendt Funeral Home in Moline. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at New Hope Foursquare Church, 2305 7th Ave., Moline. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens in Silvis. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the New Hope Foursquare Church, or to the Moline Breakfast Optimist Club.
Dale E. Godwin was born in Fornfelt, Mo., on Aug. 15, 1938, to John and Geneva Miller Godwin. On June 14, 1957, in Moline, he married Grace E. Jensen, who survives.
Dale was a Real Estate Broker at Good Day Realty for 40 years, retiring in December of 2011. He was a member of New Hope Foursquare Church in Moline, the Moline Breakfast Optimist Club, the National Association of Realtors, the Quad City Area Realty Association, the Illinois Association of Realtors, the Iowa Association of Realtors, and he was a past president of the Rock Island County Board of Realtors.
In addition to his wife, Grace, survivors include, daughters, Cheryl Godwin, Moline, and Cristy (Bob Walker) Godwin, Greenwood Village, Colo.; a sister, Donna (Donald) Curtis, Moline; a brother, Jim (Connie) Godwin, Henderson, Colo.; grandchildren, Matthew, Daniel, Nichole Lerminez, and Iaian (Hannah) Weber, and Kaelyn Weber; and great-grandson, Jace Lerminez.
Online condolences may be sent at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.












 



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