Gregory Weintraut


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Posted Online: May 06, 2013, 6:53 pm
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Funeral services for Gregory J. Weintraut, 61, of Coal Valley, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.
Mr. Weintraut died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis.
Greg was born Nov. 19, 1951, in Richmond, Calif., the son of Donald and Eva Kofsky Weintraut. He married Kathee Vretis on June 19, 1982, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Rock Island.
He worked as a financial representative for Modern Woodmen of America, Rock Island, for 30 years.
Survivors include his wife, Kathee Weintraut, Coal Valley; sons, Michael Weintraut, Tempe, Ariz., and Samuel Weintraut, Coal Valley; his mother, Eva Weintraut, East Moline; sisters, Janet (Jim) Michaelsen, Tempe, Ariz., Elizabeth Morrissey, Moline, Barbara (Ronald) Zbleski, Chicago; brothers, Eric (Patty) Weintraut, East Moline, Marc Weintraut, Lufkin, Texas, Philip (Kerry) Weintraut, New Orleans, La.; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Matthias.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.














 



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