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Michael "Mike" Glen Quaintance

December 5, 1953 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 68)


Michael “Mike” Glen Quaintance, 68, of Sherrard, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021, at his home.

Cremation rites will be accorded. No services will be held at this time. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd, Orion, is assisting the family.

Mike was born on December 5, 1953, in Moline, the son of John and Betty (Wiegel) Quaintance. Mike began his career at John Deere Plow Planter. After over 30 years of service he retired on February 4, 2004, from John Deere East Moline. Mike was a member of the QC Regional Musicians Association Local 67. Mike was a talented musician and played in several local bands. He performed at numerous locations including nursing homes. He loved to go fishing with his friends.

Survivors include his mother, Betty Malmen, Orion; brothers, Joel (Janet) Quaintance, Erie, IL, and Jeffrey (Gail) Malmen, Orion; uncle, Bob (Karen) Quaintance, Lynn Center; and several nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his father and both maternal and paternal grandparents.

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