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Dennis Miner

February 13, 1949 ~ January 13, 2020 (age 70)

Obituary

Dennis Miner, 70, of Silvis, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2020, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline.  Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens.  Memorials may be made to his family for a fund to be established in his name. 

Dennis was born on February 13, 1949, in Moline, the son of Vere and Mary (Cahalan) Miner.  He married Bobette Rae Kahl on September 12, 1970, at St. Mary’s Church, East Moline.  He retired in June of 2000 from the Eagle Warehouse, Milan. 

He was very involved in his community and served as Past President of Silvis Little League, where he also coached baseball and softball, and served as an umpire for Silvis Little League District 5.  He was also active with the Silvis School Board, Silvis PTA, Junior Panther Football Coach and a scout master for the Silvis Troops.  Dennis liked to be outdoors fishing, hunting and tending to his large vegetable garden.  He had a wonderful sense of humor and was very ornery.  He loved to pull pranks on his family and friends.  Most important to Dennis was being with his family and being an active grandparent.

Survivors include his wife, Bobette; children, Kurt (Missy) Miner, New Boston, Kevin (Pam) Miner, Vanleer, TN, and Kent (Wendy) Miner, Silvis; grandchildren, Kursten, Kaylen, Kaden, Austin, Sam, and Kloey; great grandson, Oliver; sisters, Pegi Miner, San Antonio, TX, Barb (Jim) Norwood, San Antonio, TX, Donna (Bill) Banta, New Liberty, IA, and Pat (Tom) Mapes, Davenport; brothers, Dan (Becky) Miner, East Moline, Mike (Sandy) Miner, Decatur, IL, Ron (Dawn) Miner, Colona, and Tom (Sherry) Miner, East Moline; step brothers and step sisters, Dixie Wilson, Moline, Nancy Wilson, Little Rock, AR, Larry (Ester) Wilson, Winter Haven, FL, Tom (Vickie) Wilson, Colona, Jackie (Vickie) Sanders, Rapids City, IL, Kathy McWade, Colona, and Karen (Don) Kern, Kingman, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and stepbrothers, Delbert Wilson and Dan Wilson.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.
6601 38th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Funeral Service
Friday
January 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.
6601 38th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

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