Sumant Mishra

Posted Online: March 06, 2014, 6:11 pm
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Dr. Sumant Mishra, 55, of East Moline, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at his home.
A visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. with a funeral service at 5 p.m. today at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Per his wishes, cremation rites will follow the services. Memorials may be made to Rock Island County Animal Care and Control.
Sumant was born on June 1, 1958, in Varanasi, India, the son of Manmohan and Nirmala Mishra. He married Ila Singh on Jan. 18, 1987, in India.
Sumant worked as a chiropractor in Sterling. He then managed his own practice, Dr. Mishra Chiropractic & Massage in East Moline. He enjoyed cooking, singing and spending time with his family and pets. He always was in high spirits and will be remembered for his great sense of humor.
Survivors include his loving wife, Ila; son, Raj Mishra, Reno, Nev.; father, Manmohan Mishra, India; and six younger siblings in India.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting


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