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Gabriel A. Schmidtlein

November 2, 1956 — December 30, 2020

Gabriel Schmidtlein, 64 of Colona, Illinois, died Wednesday, December 30, 2020, in Genesis Medical Center, Illini Hospital, Silvis, Illinois.

Cremation will be directed by Cremation Society of the Quad Cities.

He was born November 2, 1956, in Moline, to Gabriel and Virginia (Handy) Schmidtlein. He graduated from UTHS, and was a tool and die maker at McLaughlin Body for several years. He then owned and operated Schmidtlein Restoration in Colona. He married Denise Sullivan on April 28, 2012, in Colona.

He is survived by his wife, Denise; his mother, Virginia Schmidtlein of Colona; step-children, Kayla Harris and her husband Adam, and Lance Coakley; grandchildren, Logan Coakley, Laina Coakley, and William Harris; his sister, Annie Maldonado of Colona; a niece, Anita Maldonado; and nephews, Johnny, Antonio, and Daniel Maldonado.

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