Edward Kraklio

Posted Online: March 17, 2014, 8:49 pm
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Edward Kraklio, 85, of Walcott, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Good Samaritan, Davenport.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Runge. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
He was born in 1928 in Davenport, to Wallace and Alice Kraklio.
Survivors are wife, Janet; children, Edward Jr., Rock Island, Paul, Durant, Russel, Colona, Terry Kowalczyk, Morris, Ill., Shirley Britain, Blue Grass, Iowa, Connie Clawson, Tipton, Mo., Thelma Kiwala, Briget Nelson, Davenport; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five siblings.


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