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Don Bartrom

April 24, 1938-January 10, 2019

MOLINE — Don R. Bartrom, 80, of Moline, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

A memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where memorials may be made to the LIVESTRONG program in care of Two River’s YMCA in Moline. A private inurnment service at National Cemetery, Rock Island, will be held at a later date.

Don was born April 24, 1938, in Moline to Donald R. and Lucille Ulveck Bartrom Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959, and later married Joyce Stogsdill on June 12, 1965, in Moline.

Mr. Bartrom worked for the Painter’s Union Local 502 for 44 years until his retirement in 1999.

He enjoyed fishing with his friend, Bob, at the Millers, and traveling, especially to Hawaii. He loved going to the Two River’s YMCA in Moline every week, and greatly enjoyed his friends and the company there.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughter, Tonya Bartrom-Fried, and her husband, Dr. Richard Fried, of Bettendorf; a brother-in-law, Jerry Stogsdill, and his wife, Carol, of Coal Valley; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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