Mark VanWassenhove


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Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:35 pm
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Mark E. VanWassenhove, 57, Moline, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Private family services will be held. Memorials may be made to the family.
Mark was born Aug. 29, 1955, in Moline, to Sarfien and Irma VanWassenhove.
Mark had worked locally as a welder and a machine operator. He had been married to Ann Freiberg and Tammy Becker.
Survivors include his daughter, Lisa Marie VanWassenhove, East Moline; and siblings, Phillip (Sandi) VanWassenhove, JoAnn (Don) Pankey, Moline, and Kayla Bowman, Rapids City. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Diane VanZuiden and Yvonne Lack.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com












 




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