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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