Richard Dvorak


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Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:27 pm
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Richard M. Dvorak, 56, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
Burial is 11:30 a.m. Friday at Rock Island National Cemetery. To attend, meet at Cunnick-Collins, Davenport, at 11 a.m. Services follow at 1 p.m. at Bettendorf Christian Church.
He was born June 12, 1956, in Belle Plaines, Iowa, to Richard E. Sr. and Avis Dvorak. He married Sharon Andresen-Gunsolus. He later married Monica Ponce.
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Michelle Dvorak; son, Michael Dvorak; four grandchildren; brother, Denny Dvorak; sister, Judy Dvorak.












 



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