LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Michael Uzelac


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:26 pm
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Michael W. Uzelac, 60, of Rock Island, died on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at his home.
Funeral services are 6 p.m. Friday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until service time. Private family committal will be at a later date. A memorial fund has been established.
Mike was born on March 20, 1952, in Moline, the son of George and Rose DeDoncker Uzelac. He married Andrea Sierra on April 1, 1980. She preceded him in death on Jan. 1, 1996.
Mike worked as a welder for various employers in the area. He enjoyed listening to the blues, working out and playing pool.
Survivors include his children, Nickolas (Lynn) Uzelac, Carbon Cliff, and Melissa (David) Connal, Bloomington, Ill.; nine grandchildren; sister, Kimberly (Stefan) Danielson, Rockmart, Ga.; and brother, Dennis (Lavenia), Carbon Cliff.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.














 



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