Ruben Guerrero


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Posted Online: March 28, 2013, 7:35 pm
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Ruben A. Guerrero, 68, of Moline, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Visitation is 10 a.m. until noon, Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline. Private entombment will be in St. Mary's Mausoleum, East Moline. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church or a charity of choice.
Ruben was born Sept. 25, 1944, in East Moline, the son of Arnulfo and Joanna Amesquita Guerrero.
He had worked in advertising for the former Eagles for 28 years, and later as a courier for Metrobank, East Moline. Ruben enjoyed gardening, photography, cooking, decorating and music. He was a good brother and friend and enjoyed get-togethers. He was a Chicago Bears fan.
Survivors include sisters, Mary Ashcraft, Geneseo, and Delores "Dee" (Frank) Ziegler, Hampton; brothers, Albert Guerrero, East Moline, and Arnold "Sarge" Guerrero, East Moline; good friends, Anita and Nebojsa; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lucy, Cora and Carmen; and brother, Paul.
The family would like to thank the nurses and hospice for their care.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 




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