Steven Kresser


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Posted Online: May 02, 2013, 8:53 pm
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Steven A. Kresser, 65, of Moline, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at home surrounded by his family.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 6, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, with military honors conducted by Moline American Legion Post 246. A memorial fund has been established.
Steve was born on Aug. 23, 1947, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Lawrence and Mildred Segebarth Kresser. He was a U.S. Army and Marine veteran, having served two tours in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; children, Amanda (Matt) Kosarek, Bettendorf, Angela Schriver, Bettendorf, Jason Kresser, Minnesota, and Jessica Kresser, Bettendorf; grandchildren, Gavyn, Kaylee, Colin, Kaiden, Keira, Karinne, Derrick and Jayde; and brothers, Craig Kresser, Washington, David Kresser, Waterloo, and Gary Kresser, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant brother, Michael.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.














 



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