Richard Rode


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Richard Glen Rode, 85, of Davenport, died Feb. 24, 2013, at Kahl Home, Davenport.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Runge, Davenport. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
He was born June 29, 1927, in Muscatine, to Herman and Alma Rode. He married Dorothy Poehls April 12, 1958. She died Nov. 12, 2000.
Survivors include his son, Ronald (Linda) Rode; grandchildren, Amy (Aaron) Gaul, Lora (James) DeCook and Kay (Ryan) Kremer; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Donald Rode and Marjorie Olson.







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