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Felipe Morales

October 22, 1952 — July 11, 2023


In Loving Memory of Felipe Morales

The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. Moline.  The visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  The burial will be at Moline Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to the family.

With heavy hearts, we share the passing of our beloved father, Felipe Morales. A man whose life was filled with love, dedication, and a deep commitment to his family. Felipe touched the lives of many, leaving behind a legacy that will forever be etched in our hearts.

At the center of his world was his cherished wife, Maria Morales, who stood by his side through thick and thin. Together, they built a life filled with love and shared countless precious moments. Felipe Morales was a pillar of strength for his children, Jose Morales, Lupe Salsido, Elizabeth Mejia, and the late Felipe Morales Jr., Ricardo Morales, and Sandra González. His guidance, wisdom, and unwavering support shaped their lives and taught them the true meaning of family.

Though our hearts ache, we find solace in knowing that Felipe has been reunited with his beloved children who passed before him. Their memories will forever be cherished, and their spirits will continue to live on in the hearts of all who knew them.

For many years, Felipe dedicated himself to his profession as an international union representative for UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers). With unwavering commitment, he tirelessly fought for the rights and well-being of his fellow workers. It was through his dedication and hard work that he was able to retire, leaving behind a lasting impact on the lives he touched.

One of Felipe's greatest joys was spending time with his grandchildren. Their laughter and playful spirits brought him immense happiness. Juan, Annaliza Rivera, Lola, Alexia, Mya, Nadia, Sofia, Cortez, Elena, Felix Salsido, Nancy Morales, Jose Morales, Van Morales, Benjamin and Emilia Mejia were his pride and joy, and he cherished every moment spent with them. His love and influence will forever shape their lives, and they will carry his memory forward with pride.

Beyond his professional achievements and familial bonds, Felipe possessed a remarkable talent as a master pastry chef. His creations delighted the taste buds of countless individuals in the community, earning him a reputation that resonated far and wide. Through his culinary expertise, he brought smiles and joy to the lives of those fortunate enough to savor his delectable creations.

As we bid farewell to Felipe Morales, we remember him not only for his accomplishments but also for the love, warmth, and kindness he shared with everyone he encountered. He will be deeply missed but forever cherished as a beacon of strength, love, and inspiration.

In this time of mourning, let us come together to celebrate the remarkable life of Felipe Morales. May we find solace in the memories we hold dear and draw strength from the legacy he has left behind. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Memories may be shared on the tribute wall.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Felipe Morales, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.

6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am

Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.

6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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