Joseph Mihevic


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:40 pm
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Graveside services for Joseph A. Mihevic, 59, of Eldridge, will be 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Rock Island National Cemetery. Anyone wishing to attend should be at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, by 8:30 a.m.
Mr. Mihevic died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Eldridge. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Joe was born May 31, 1953, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Joseph and Mildred Beck Mihevic. He had served in the U.S. Army. He had been a crane operator for Olson's Engineering, Eldridge, for nearly 20 years.
Survivors include his sister, Patricia Mihevic, Ventura, Calif.; stepdaughter, Brandy (Jared) McNall, Moline; and a host of friends including David (Barbara) Blunt, Moline.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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