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Allen Fick


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 5:50 pm
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Allen E. Fick, 65, of Walcott, died on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Bentley Funeral Home, Durant. Pastor Nick Needham will officiate. Interment will be at Walcott Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Al was born on March 6, 1947, in Davenport, to Robert and Lillian Untiedt Fick, Davenport.
Al was a guidance counselor, middle school science and math teacher and TAG advisor at Durant Community School, retiring in 2002. He coached football, basketball and track and field.
He is survived and lovingly remembered by his mother, Lillian Fick, Walcott; longtime companion, Sally Bruce, Blue Grass; sisters, Beverly (Jim) Latorraca, Eagan, Minn., Debra Fick, Urbandale, Iowa; brothers, Stan (Mary) Fick, Coal Valley, Gaylen Fick, Walcott, and Ron (Rita) Fick, Durant; niece, Whitney (LeMuel) Collins, Minneapolis, Minn.; and nephews, Brian and Brent Fick, Durant. He was preceded in death by his father.
Online remembrances and condolences may be left at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com.














 



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