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Theodore "Ted" "LB" Ray Cole

August 21, 1954 — November 14, 2023

Moline

Theodore “Ted” “LB” Ray Cole, 69, of Moline, passed away Tuesday November 14, 2023, at Genesis Medical Center Silvis Campus.

Memorial services will be held Friday, November 17, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd.  Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Leisure Time Billiards, 845 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline, IL 61244. Interment will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the GoFundMe for Ted by visiting https://gofund.me/016b5d46.

Ted was born on August 21, 1954, in Ohio, the son of Irene (Twardoski) Tyler and William C. Tyler. He married Jennifer Cole on October 14, 2005, in Moline, IL. In Ted’s early years, he worked on the Rock Island Line. He later worked in the music and game industry. He could fix and make anything run. Ted was a veteran, having served in the US Navy. He also loved bass fishing and playing pool.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer (Park) Cole; daughters Rhiannon (Jeff) Dennis, Marcie Nipper, and Natalie Nipper; granddaughter Anna Dennis; siblings Fritz (Carol) Felske and Theresa (Jay) Sudvary.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandmother, Rose Twardoski.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

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Memorial Service

Friday, November 17, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm

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6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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Monday, November 20, 2023

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