Jackie Shuh

Posted Online: Oct. 09, 2013, 5:05 pm
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Jackie "Jack" L. Shuh, 78, of Colona, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, East Moline, with services 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the funeral home. The Rev. Gene A. Meyers will officiate. Burial is at Dayton Corners Cemetery, Colona.
Jack was born March 22, 1935, in Carbon Cliff, son of Dwight and Lucille Brusso Shuh. He married Lora Tucker in 1961.
He worked as a melting furnace operator at John Deere for 30 years, retiring in 1986.
He loved to play shuffleboard. Jack was one of the top tournament players in the Quad-Cities. He belonged to the Eagles Club for many years. He was an avid follower of Hank Williams and the old-time country greats. He enjoyed fishing and NASCAR racing, and his favorite place to be was the Eagles Club with all of his friends. Most of all, he loved spending time with his daughters.
He is survived by his daughters, Debbie (Russ) Kirkhove, East Moline, and Jacqueline 'Jackie' (Steven) Haskins, Rock Island. Jack was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Charlie.
Condolences may be left for the family at sullivanellisltd.com.


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