Patrick Gasper

Posted Online: Jan. 18, 2013, 5:23 pm
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Patrick J. Gasper, 51, of Moline, died on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago.
Private services and entombment are at St. Mary's Mausoleum, East Moline. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.
Patrick was born on May 22, 1961, in Rock Island, a son of Len and JoEllen Peterson Gasper.
He is survived by his parents, Moline; brother, Kevin Gasper, Moline; sister and brother-in-law, Bridget and Andrew Kempf, Moline; a nephew, Tyler Gasper; and a niece, Kayla Gasper.
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