Alan Lovested


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Posted Online: May 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Funeral services for Alan "Al" Lovested, 66, of East Moline, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Mr. Lovested died Friday, May 3, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis. Memorials may be made to the family.
Al was born Nov. 12, 1946, in Moline, the son of Claude and Sylvia Bukovsky Lovested. He married Linda Bohl Nov. 18, 1967, in Moline.
He retired from the Rock Island Arsenal in 2003, after 41 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, reading, feeding the birds, looking after his dogs, and working on his lawn. He was a Chicago Bears fan. He loved his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandson and his mother.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Lovested, East Moline; daughters, Jodi (Jason) Jensen, Hampton, Tiffany (Brad) Miller, Sherrard, and Jennifer Lovested, East Moline; grandson, James Jensen; mother, Sylvia Lovested, East Moline.
He was preceded in death by his father; sister, Claudine Winter; and brother-in-law, Theodore Bohl.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 




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