Michael 'Mike' Tweed


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Posted Online: March 23, 2013, 7:33 pm
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Michael "Mike" Tweed, 65, of Keithsburg, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at St. Mary's, Galesburg.
Per his wishes, there are no services and cremation has been accorded. Memorials may be directed to the family. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo, is assisting the family.
Mike was born Aug. 5, 1947, in Keithsburg, a son of Alan and Edith Truman Tweed. He married Kathryn Chapman on May 5, 1967, in Keithsburg.
Mike was a brick layer out of Local No. 7, Rock Island. He and Joe Jackson started Mississippi Valley Restoration. Mike later sold his business interest to Joe. Mike also spray painted for local farmers. His many interest included being an amateur ham radio operator, searching with his metal detector and fishing. He was a "motor head" and loved fast cars.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Tweed, Keithsburg; three daughters and sons-in-law, Angie and Sam King, New Boston, Mandy and Jason Kilgore, Monmouth, and Becky and Shaun Tippie, Keithsburg; six grandchildren, Derek and Caleb King, Collin and Isabella Kilgore and Carson and Cannon Tippie; his mother, Edith Tweed, Keithsburg; brother, Joe Tweed, Moline; and his best friend, his Jack Russell terrier, Hollie.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a nephew, Anthony Joseph Davidson.
Online condolences may be left at dennisonfuneralhome.com.














 



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