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Theodore "Ted" "LB" Ray Cole

August 21, 1954 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Theodore "Ted" "LB" Cole Obituary

Theodore “Ted” “LB” Ray Cole, 69, of Moline, passed away Tuesday November 14, 2023, at Genesis Medical Center Silvis Campus.

Memorial services will be held Friday, November 17, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd.  Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, November 20, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Leisure Time Billiards, 845 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline, IL 61244. Interment will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the GoFundMe for Ted by visiting

Ted was born on August 21, 1954, in Ohio, the son of Irene (Twardoski) Tyler and William C. Tyler. He married Jennifer Cole on October 14, 2005, in Moline, IL. In Ted’s early years, he worked on the Rock Island Line. He later worked in the music and game industry. He could fix and make anything run. Ted was a veteran, having served in the US Navy. He also loved bass fishing and playing pool.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer (Park) Cole; daughters Rhiannon (Jeff) Dennis, Marcie Nipper, and Natalie Nipper; granddaughter Anna Dennis; siblings Fritz (Carol) Felske and Theresa (Jay) Sudvary.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandmother, Rose Twardoski.

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Memorial Service
November 17, 2023

2:00 PM
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.
6601 38th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Celebration of Life
November 20, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Leisure Time Billiards
845 Avenue Of The Cities
East Moline, IL 61244


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