Kyle Almquist


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Posted Online: Sept. 30, 2008, 5:38 pm
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Kyle Donald Almquist, 45, of Alexandria, Va., was killed in a car accident in Massachusetts on Sept. 23, 2008.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Homewood Evangelical Free Church, Moline, with a memorial service at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3. This is followed by a committal at the National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorial gifts for the Almquist children may be directed through the Homewood Church.

Kyle was a graduate of Moline Senior High School and Southern Illinois University, and served 23 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring with honors in February 2008, with the rank of senior master sergeant. He was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.

He was the father of eight children, Matthew, Joseph, Anna, Zachary, Paul, Rachel, Emilee and Benjamin, five of whom live in Moline; and grandfather of two. He is the son of Don and Bea Almquist, Moline. Kyle also is survived by a brother, Curtis Almquist, Cambridge, Mass., and a sister, Cynthia Kennedy, Davenport.














 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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