He was cremated at Simon Mortuary, Peoria. There were no services. A Mass will be offered 8:30 a.m. Feb. 9, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Davenport. Family will greet visitors after Mass.
Surviving are his wife, Janet; daughter, Rebecca, Washington state; son, Mark, Rockford, Ill.; two grandchildren; brothers, Steven, Davenport, Ronald, Bettendorf; sister, Tena Polton, Davenport; and several nieces and nephews.