The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Obituaries

March 15, 2014

Gust G. 'Bobby' Moraetes

Sept. 4, 1935 -

March 12, 2014

EAST MOLINE, Ill. — Gust G. “Bobby” Moraetes, 78, East Moline, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Clinton, IA.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Burial is in Rock Island National Cemetery. Visitation is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with a Trisagion service at 4:30. Memorials may be made to the family.

Gust was born on September 4, 1935 in East Moline. He married Mary Korose on April 30, 1961 in Chicago, IL. She died July 25, 2001.

Mr. Moraetes had worked at the former Rock Island Lines and later retired from the Rock Island Arsenal. He served in the United States Marine Corps.

Survivors include sons, Peter Moraetes, and Daniel (Sheryl) Moraetes; grandchildren, Samuel and Abbigail Moraetes all of Bryant, IA, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by 7 brothers and 2 sisters.

Death date: March 12, 2014

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