Daniel Vinar


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Posted Online: March 06, 2013, 7:16 pm
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Daniel Scott "Dan" Vinar, 54, of Rock Island, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Trinity Bettendorf.
Funeral services and burial will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8, at the Rock Island Hebrew Cemetery. The family will receive guests on Friday at noon at Dan Vinar Furniture Company, 500 20th St., Rock Island, following the services at the cemetery. Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.
Daniel was born on Nov. 30, 1958, in Moline, the son of Jack and Marlene Davidson Vinar. He married Lisa LeeAnn Kudelka on Aug. 14, 1987, in Davenport.
Dan was the owner and operator of Dan Vinar Furniture Company in Rock Island since 1991. He loved working at the store, making many friends over the years. When he was not working, he enjoyed refurbishing old houses and cars.
Survivors (and spouses) include his wife, Lisa; mother, Marlene Vinar, Moline; children, Megan Finck, Davenport, and Dave, Michael and James Vinar, all of Rock Island; three grandchildren; sister, Jackie Vinar, Moline; and brother, Gary (Becky) Vinar, Moline.
Dan was preceded in death by his father, Jack Vinar.
Condolences may be left for the family at hodgsonfuneralhome.com.












 




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