Albert DeBruycker


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Posted Online: April 03, 2013, 7:01 pm
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Albert E. DeBruycker, 87, of Milan, died on Sunday, March 31, 2013, at St. Anthony's Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Rock Island.
Private graveside services will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, with military honors. Wheelan-Pressly, Milan, is assisting the family.
He was born on Sept. 2, 1925, in Moline, to Leopold and Helmira DeBruycker. He married Julia Longwith in Moline. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Julia; and niece, Linda Longwith, Moline.
Condolences may be left at wheelanpressly.com.














 



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