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February 20, 2013

Calvin C. Whitmore

MOLINE, Ill. — May 14, 1927 - Feb. 17, 2013

Calvin C. Whitmore, 85, of Moline, Illinois, died Sunday, February 17, 2013, at Illini Restorative Care, in Silvis, IL.

Schroder Mortuary, Silvis, IL, are making arrangements; visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Burial will be in Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery.

Calvin Clare Whitmore was born May 14, 1927, in Moline, Illinois, the only child of Wilbur C. and Olive Brooks Whitmore. Calvin graduated from Moline High School in 1944, served in the U.S. Army, November 1945 to April 1947. He married Phyllis M. Hazlett on June 26, 1946. He retired in October 1982 from Deere and Company as a technical writer. After retiring, he worked part time for Hertz for over 20 years. Cal enjoyed traveling with his late wife, Phyllis.

Calvin started bowling in 1940 and was secretary of the Tri-City Classic League for 58 years. He served as president of the Moline Bowling Association from 1955 to 1958, president of the Greater Davenport Bowling association in 1981, served on ABC National Board of Directors from 1982 to 2003. He was inducted into seven Bowling Hall of Fames.

Calvin was a member of the Bowling Writers Association of America, and wrote a weekly column for the Moline Dispatch and the Rock Island Argus. Calvin was an active member of the Silvis United Methodist Church and a Methodist lay preacher. He served as lay preacher, when needed, in many churches, for several years.

He is survived by his four children, Steve (Alma) Whitmore Albany, IL; Bruce (Deborah) Whitmore, Port Byron, IL; Barbara (Jerry) Bledsoe, Tucson, AZ; and Kevin (Peggy) Whitmore, Albuquerque, NM; 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

His parents and, his wife, Phyllis, whom he lost in January preceded him in death. Memorials can be made to the Silvis United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made at www.schrodermortuary.com.

Death date: Feb. 17, 2013

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