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Robert "Bob" Nitzel

October 19, 1945 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 75)


Robert Lee “Bob” Nitzel, 75, of Coal Valley, passed away, Thursday, November 12, 2020, at UnityPoint Health Trinity, Bettendorf.

Private inurnment will take place at Rock Island National Cemetery.  Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline is assisting the family.

Robert was born on October 19, 1945, in Moline, the son of Willis and Ruth (Lidholm) Nitzel.  Bob was a veteran serving in the United States Army.  Bob retired from UPS.

Survivors include his daughter, Kristin Grace; sisters, Sydney Reiling, Mary Hast, and Nancy (Richard “Dick”) Ostrowski; brothers, Willis Nitzel and Carl Nitzel; many nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and son, David Nitzel.

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Private Interment

Rock Island National Cemetery

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