Anthony Schrup

Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 6:29 pm
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Anthony F. Schrup, 55, of Rock Island, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Saturday, March 2, at St. Mary's Church, Rock Island. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Iowa. Memorials can be made to St. Mary's Church.
Tony was born Sept. 1, 1957, in Dubuque, the son of James and Florence Hayes Schrup. Tony attended the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Survivors (and spouses) include his mother, Florence Schrup, Moline; father, Jim Schrup, Rock Island; siblings, Jim Schrup, Moline, Margaret (Lawrence) Hansley, Elmsford, N.Y., Sara (John) Weinberger, Evanston, Ill., John (Janet) Schrup, Waconia, Minn., Maria Schrup Peterson, Bettendorf, and Laura Knerr, Bettendorf. He was preceded by a sister, Suzanne; and a brother, Stephen.
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