William Marolf


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Posted Online: Dec. 25, 2012, 7:12 pm
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William "Billy" Malec Marolf, 32, of Davenport, died Dec. 22, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice, Bettendorf.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport. Burial is at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. to services Thursday at the church. Arrangements are by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
He was born March 13, 1980.
Survivors include his mother, Marlene; four brothers including Gearald Tague, Davenport; two sisters, including Cynthia Beaudette, Blue Grass.















 




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