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Joseph DeBord


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Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 7:30 pm
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Graveside services for Joseph M. DeBord, 68, of East Moline, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
A celebration of life will be at Len Brown's North Shore Inn, Moline, from 3 to 6 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend the graveside service should be at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, by 1:30 p.m.
Joe died on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the family.
Joe was born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Marseilles, Ill., the son of Harold and Velma Fick DeBord. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict. He married Diane Saelens on May 19, 1973.
He retired from John Deere Plow Planter, Moline, in 1996, after 36 years of service. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and Bears fan. He loved fishing and living on the Rock River.
Survivors include his son, Michael (Regan) DeBord, Surry, Va.; grandchildren, Alexander, Sara Rose, Dominic and Riley DeBord; sister, Mary (Kendall) Johnson, Geneseo; sister-in-law, Fran DeBord, Rock Island; and cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Thomas DeBord.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 




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