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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1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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