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Sebastian Ramon Contreras

January 20, 1931 — February 21, 2022

Sebastian Ramon Contreras, 91, of East Moline, IL, passed away Monday, February 21, 2022, at his home.

Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Friday, with a rosary to be recited at 3:30 p.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family.

Sebastian was born on January 20, 1931, in Laredo, Texas, the son of Antonio and Eudosia Hernandez Contreras. He married Rosa Rangel on August 19, 1956. He retired from John Deere. Sebastian was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Moline, and later Christ the King Catholic Church. He loved working in his yard and taking care of his dogs. Sebastian enjoyed playing bingo, the casino and traveling. He was an avid boxing fan, loved watching the Chicago Cubs, and was fortunate enough to attend game 4 of the World Series. Above all, Sebastian treasured the time spent with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa; children, Rosa Cervantes Contreras, Denise (Scott) Contreras Williams, Victoria Nappi, Sergio (Joyce “MJ”) Contreras, Frank (Brenda) Contreras, Berto Contreras, Guadalupe “Peo” (Tonya) Contreras, Diana (Eric) Ackerman, Sebastian (Sean O’Shea) Contreras Jr., Joseph (Trisha) Contreras; 25 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and many other extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Rosita Contreras; son, Javier “Javi” Contreras; grandson, Christopher Gonzalez; brothers, Placido and Roberto Contreras.

Memories may be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.

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Service Schedule

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Recitation of the Rosary

Friday, February 25, 2022

Starts at 3:30 pm

Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.

6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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Visitation

Friday, February 25, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm

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6601 38th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am

Christ the King Catholic Church in Moline

3209 60th Street, Moline, IL 61265

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