Richard Bauersfeld

Richard Dailey Bauersfeld

Thursday, March 18th, 1926 - Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Richard Dailey Bauersfeld of Rock Island, IL, passed away at the age of 94 on December 24, 2020, at Friendship Manor, Rock Island, IL.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Wendt Funeral Home, Moline, IL. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are recommended.

Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor, Rock Island, IL or UnityPoint Hospice

He was born in Rock Island, IL, on March 18, 1926, to Frank Edward and Dorothy May (Dailey) Bauersfeld. Richard attended Rock Island Grade Schools and High School, and then graduated from Augustana College in 1948. He married Eileen Reinhart In 1955 at South Park Presbyterian Church, Rock Island, IL. On September 24, 1955, Richard and Eileen were then blessed with their beautiful baby daughter, Kathleen Mary Bauersfeld.

During his high school years, he worked at Dahl’s Drug Store, Camp Halberg and Rock Island Foundry. Then upon graduating from Augustana College, he was employed at Container Corporation of America, Wendt Funeral Home, and then retired as a Head Agent, from Greyhound Lines Corporation, Davenport terminal, after a career of twenty one years. Organizations of which he was a member included Masonic Lodge 655, Phi Omega Phi Fraternity, Chippiannock Cemetery Board, Good Shepard Presbyterian Church, High Twelve and was a charter member of the East Moline Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his daughter, Kathleen (Dan) Japhet of Kirkland, WA; two grandchildren, Richard Opler and Mary Claire Opler along with two great grandchildren; nephews, Edward (Virginia) Bauersfeld of Moline, IL, and John (Peggy) Bauersfeld of Rock Island, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen, parents and a brother, John.
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  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 11:00am
    Wendt Funeral Home
    1811 - 15th St. Pl.
    Moline, IL 61265
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    Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 | 12:30pm
    Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 12:30pm
    Chippiannock Cemetery
    2901 -12th St.
    Rock Island, Illinois 61201
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Donations are being accepted for: FRIENDSHIP MANOR INC.


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