Services are 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Runge, Davenport. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial is at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
He was born June 26, 1925, in Moline, to Oliver and Frances Eklund. He married Rosemary Miller in 1948.
He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving in the South Pacific aboard the USS Louisville.
Surviving are his wife; sister, Lorraine Knott, Milan; many nieces and nephews.