Stanley Kulig


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Posted Online: April 04, 2014, 5:53 pm
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Stanley "Stash" Kulig, 84, of Rock Island, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014, at St. Anthony's Nursing and Rehab, Rock Island.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials can be made to St. Anthony's Activity Department.
Stash was born June 22, 1929, in Moline, son of Stanley and Konegonda Stasiza Kulig. He married Thelma F. Kleber on Jan. 14, 1950, in Moline.
Stash retired from John Deere Plow Planter, Moline, after 40 years.
Stash was a member of the Friends Circle Club, Moline, where he served as trustee, and UAW 1307. He enjoyed socializing with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma; children, Charmaine (John) Griffith, Norcross, Ga., Patricia Close, Rock Island, Stanley C. (Christie) Kulig, Lilburn, Ga., and Mark (Susan) Kulig, Lawrenceville, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Condolences may be left at RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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