Michael Elsbury


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Michael Todd Elsbury, 49, of Andalusia, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at his home.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m., at Heritage Wesleyan Church, 4801 44th St., Rock Island.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Michael Todd Elsbury was born in Moline on Nov. 4, 1963, to Floyd and June Parker Elsbury. He was an over-the-road truck driver, and did telemarketing for Tri-State Windows & Siding Company.
Survivors include his mother, June Elsbury, Andalusia; sisters, Marian Adams, Lebanon, Tenn., and Darlene (Lloyd) Corwin, Illinois City; and brothers, Jeff (Pat) Elsbury, Moline, Randy (Rosann) Elsbury, Port Byron, and Terry (Kasia) Elsbury, Taylor Ridge.
He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Elsbury.
Online condolences may be sent at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.












 



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