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Richard Skulte

October 26, 1939 — September 28, 2021

Richard D. Skulte, 81, of Bettendorf passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moline, Illinois.  Visitation will be from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Richard was born on October 26, 1939 in Crete, Illinois, the son of John and Ellen (Hale) Skulte.  His greatest love was his grandchildren and he was their biggest supporter at all of their sporting events.  Richard enjoyed coaching youth sports and was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears and Cubs.

Those left to honor his memory are his children, Mike (Roxann) Skulte of Davenport, Stacey (Robb) Nelms of Geneseo, Illinois; 4 grandchildren, Laren (Brad) Simon, Logan Skulte, Robyn Nelms, Jake Nelms; and a sister-in-law, Linda (Dan) Erickson of Qualicum Beach, British Columbia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son in infancy, Steven; and his brother, Robert Skulte.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, October 3, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home

644 River Dr, Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Funeral Service

Monday, October 4, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

1330 13th St, Moline, IL 61265

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