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Anthony "Tony" J DeVrieze

September 18, 1956 — April 13, 2021


Anthony “Tony” J. DeVrieze, 64, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at work.

Private funeral services will be held at this time.  Public visitation will be from 3-7p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline.  Burial will be at Rock Island Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  In accordance with restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a face mask and observe social distancing.

Tony was born on September 18, 1956, in Rock Island, the son of Howard and Katherine (Myers) DeVrieze.  He worked at Deere & Co as a machinist.  Later he worked for Bohl Machine & Tool Co.  Tony was sober for 26 years, through those years he helped many with their own sobriety.  He played a major role with the Employee Assistant Program at Deere & Co.  He loved music and his stereo, golf, pool, camping, and dancing.  Tony was an animal lover.  He loved his two dogs, Ringo and Starr, but his favorite thing was being a Grandpa.

Survivors include children, Rachel DeVrieze, Johnson, VT, Jason (Spring Dalton) DeVrieze, Bettendorf, Marissa (Brad) Ross, Milan; grandchildren, Samantha DeVrieze, Amanda DeVrieze, Suzee Pai, David Pai, Nola DeVrieze, Payton DeVrieze, Madeline Ross, Brandon Ross, Brandi Ross; siblings, Jackie Tracy, Bettendorf, Howie (Marti) DeVrieze, AZ, Kerrie (Curt) Hessler, LeClaire, Randy (Lin) DeVrieze, East Moline, Laurie (Eric) Belman, Rock Island, and Chris DeVrieze, Colona; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and niece, Gretchen Kruse.

Memories may be shared online by visiting the tribute wall.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

3:00 - 7:00 pm

Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.

6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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