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Irwin Staab

August 26, 1928 — September 9, 2021


Irwin Staab, 93, of Silvis, passed away, Thursday, September 09, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.

Cremation rites have been accorded.  Private funeral services were held Friday, September 17, 2021, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline.  Inurnment was at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.  Memorials may be made to Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park at

Irwin was born on August 26, 1928, in Chillicothe, IL, the son of John and Nellie (Ziegler) Staab.  He married Margaret Dorothy Pilarski on April 29, 1950, in Iowa City, IA.  She preceded him on December 15, 2019.  Irwin worked as a maintenance welder for Alcoa and Iowa Illinois Gas & Electric.  He was a member of the Methodist faith.  He loved the outdoors, especially fishing, hunting, and spending time with family, his grandkids, and great grandkids.

Survivors include his children, Michael (Jacalyn) Staab, Geneseo, Wayne Staab, Orange Park, FL, and Richard Staab, Minneapolis, MN; grandchildren, Allison (Ryan) Kaufmann, Seneca, IL, Samantha (TJ) Kervitsky, Orlando, FL, Jonathan (Sumayya) Staab, Cedar Rapids, IA, Nick Staab, Atlanta, GA; great grandchildren, Hunter, and Asher Kaufmann; brother, Lloyd (Marilyn) Staab; niece, Jayne (Jim) Field; and nephew, Jeff Staab.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Nellie Staab; and wife, Margaret.

The family would like to thank the compassionate and dedicated physicians, nurses and staff of Genesis Medical Center, Silvis for the excellent care they gave to Irwin.

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

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