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Gregory Saskowski


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Posted Online: Jan. 16, 2013, 5:22 pm
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Gregory J. "Greg" Saskowski, 50, of Peoria, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Trinity Moline.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Burial is at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday, and 9:30 a.m. to services at the funeral home.
He was born Dec. 10, 1962, to Robert N. and Eleanor M. Szalko Saskowski.
Surviving are his parents, Robert and Alexis Saskowski, Bettendorf; sister, Mary Jackson, Clive, Iowa; brother, Randy Saskowski, Geneseo.














 



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