Agustin Victoria Villegas


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Agustin Victoria Villegas, 57, of Moline, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established.
Agustin was born April 24, 1955, in San Nicholas De Los Agustinos, GTO, Mexico, the son of Agustin Victoria Villegas and Rita Villegas.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Gabriela and Marcus Harris, Michigan; granddaughter, Mariah; son and daughter-in-law, Jesus Z. and Maria Victoria, Moline; grandson, Jesus; and former wife and friend, Ester Victoria. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.deroofuneralhome.com.












 



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