Kevin McMaster


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Posted Online: Dec. 02, 2012, 8:32 pm
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Kevin McMaster, 53, of Moline, passed away at his home Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wendt Funeral Home in Moline. Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established at a later date.
Kevin Lynn McMaster was born in Moline on May 20, 1959, to Kenneth and Sandra (Duncan) McMaster. He was married to Pamela Garrison from 1982 until 1996.
He was a member of, and worked out of, the No. 309 Local Labor Union Hall, and for the last several years, he was employed by Valley Construction Company. Kevin enjoyed hunting and riding his Harley, and after returning from Florida in 2007, he loved spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, survivors include daughter, Heather McMaster, of Colona; son, Nathan McMaster, of Coal Valley; sisters, Tammy Edwards, of Rock Island, and Tina (Steven) Klauer, of Reynolds; brothers, Jeff McMaster, of Arcadia, Fla., and Terry (Kim) McMaster, of Sherrard; and grandson, Collin.
Online condolences may be sent at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.














 



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