Trent Rigg


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Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Trent R. Rigg, 59, of East Moline, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in Barstow.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park where military honors will be performed by Moline American Legion Post 246. Memorials may be made to his family.
Trent was born on Nov. 9, 1953, in Moline, the son of Duane R. and G. Elaine Meyers Rigg.
He worked as an electronics technician for the Rock Island Arsenal for over 30 years, retiring in February of 2012. Trent was a United States Air Force veteran and enjoyed NASCAR and Bears football.
Survivors include his parents, Duane and G. Elaine Rigg, Moline; brothers, Desi (Lynne) Rigg, Taylor Ridge, Du Ethan (Tearesa) Rigg, Moline; nephews, Christopher, Scott and Ian (Amber) Rigg; special friends, Peggy Trask, Barstow, and Barb Grapengeter, Moline. He was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Brent Rigg in 1973.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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