Mark Brandom


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Posted Online: April 10, 2013, 6:15 pm
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Mark E. Brandom, 55, of East Moline, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at East Moline Nursing & Rehab.
A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Mark was born on Jan. 15, 1958, in Rock Island, the son of Carl and Irma Neighbors Brandom. He loved and enjoyed his sports. For many years he was a dedicated Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He enjoyed fishing and bowling.
Survivors include his mother, Irma Brandom, Moline; daughter, Kylene Brandom, Moline; sisters, Janet (John) Fuller, Moline, Claire (Bob) Holzinger, Moline, Kathy (Andy) Hoste, Colona, and Carla (Rob) Snell, Colona; brothers, Carl (Mary) Brandom Jr., Colona, Stephen Brandom, East Moline, and Scott (Michelle) Brandom, Viola; several nieces and nephews; special aunts, Geneva Findley and Mary Ann (Ray) Gordon; and uncle, Maynard (Becky) Neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Sr.; and brother, Greg.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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