Michael Kannenberg


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Posted Online: April 27, 2013, 7:59 pm
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Michael F. Kannenberg, 67, of East Moline, died on Friday, April 26, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
At Michael's request, his body will be cremated, and there will be no services. Memorials may be made to qcpaws.org or to New Beginnings Christian Church, 4100 S. Manhattan Ave., Tampa, FL 33611.
Mike was born on Dec. 11, 1945, in Moline, the son of Harry and Madeline Veys Kannenberg. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps after high school. He married Lucille Lesthaeghe on March 12, 1983, in Silvis.
Mike had owned and operated Dawnscrest Kennel in East Moline. He loved his many dogs through the years and was very fond of his current boy, Not-A-She. He was a friend of Bill W. and had played for the Quad City Mohawks.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille; siblings, Frances Bratton, Silvis, Susan (Jerry) Hansen, Rock Island, and Dan (Jolene) Kannenberg, East Moline; nieces, Julie Utz, Jenna Kannenberg and Jill Lesthaeghe; and nephews, Steve Bratton, David (Laurie) Lesthaeghe and Kevin (Debbie) Lesthaeghe. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Don Bratton; and nephews, Lorin and Jon.
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