Vincent Kaczinski


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Posted Online: April 29, 2013, 7:20 pm
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Vincent A. Kaczinski, 77, of Long Grove, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Chambers, Eldridge. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
He was born Nov. 25, 1935, in Clinton, Iowa. He married Marlene "Tootie" Kappeler on Aug. 31, 1957.
Surviving are his wife; children, Brenda Madsen, Collett Gillam, Bettendorf, Scott, Charlotte, Iowa, Jeff, Chicago, and Denise Poshard, Bay Minette, Ala.; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Bette Keim.












 



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