Gerald Evanoff


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Posted Online: May 09, 2013, 6:17 pm
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Gerald D. "Jerry" Evanoff, 88, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 13, at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with a Catholic Order of Forester rosary recited at 7 p.m. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island with military honors by American Legion Post 246, Moline. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the church.
Jerry was born Nov. 4, 1924, in Coon Rapids, Iowa, the son of Dony and Edith Holloway Evanoff. He married Jeanette Schaben on Oct. 12, 1943, in Earling, Iowa.
Jerry was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army.
Jerry worked at the Rock Island Railroad and retired from the Iowa Interstate Rail Road.
Jerry was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Catholic Order of Foresters Sacred Heart Court 956, VFW Velie Post, Friends Circle Club, Ex Serviceman's Club and American Legion Post 246, all of Moline.
Survivors include his wife, Jeane; daughters, Jacquelin (Stephen) Sottos, Coal Valley, and Jayne (Charles) DeVolder, Coal Valley; grandchildren, Angie (Brian) Laufenberg, Debbie Sottos, Jerry (Natasha) Sottos, Jennie (Steve) Hoffman, Tony DeVolder and Tim DeVolder; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Hannah, Jacob and Logan, Seth, Grace, Claire, Emma, Rose and Madeline, Allison, Kristen and Jillian, Isabelle, Hudson. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Mike Sottos.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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