James 'Bruno' Dillbeck


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Posted Online: Feb. 06, 2013, 6:14 pm
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James Bruce "Bruno" Dillbeck, 52, of East Moline, formerly of Macon, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in Moline.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will be at Alexis Cemetery, Alexis, where a graveside service will be at 11:45 a.m. on Friday. Memorials can be made to First Lutheran Church, Moline.
Bruce was born June 25, 1960, in New Orleans, the son of James and Ann Johnson Dillbeck. He married Amy Desherow on Oct. 20, 1988, in Rock Island.
Bruno worked at the Plumber and Pipefitter Union Local 25, Rock Island.
Bruno was a member of 1st Lutheran Church. He enjoyed bow hunting, fishing, reading and his beloved cat, Mack.
Survivors include his wife, Amy; children, Anthony Charlson, Ashley Charlson and Alexis Dillbeck; mother, Ann Dillbeck, Moline; father, Jim Dillbeck, Chicago; sister, Lisa Cox, East Moline; brother, Tim Dillbeck, East Moline.
Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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