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William B. Horak

March 29, 1936 — September 12, 2023

Bettendorf, IA

 

William B. Horak, 87, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 21, 2023 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Bettendorf.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church.  Memorials may be made to the St. John Vianney Building Fund or to the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.  McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home of Bettendorf is assisting the family with arrangements.

Bill was born March 29, 1936 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the son of Leo & Mabel (Barto) Horak.  He was united in marriage to Mary Julien Fellman on December 27, 1958 in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota.

Bill retired as manager of manufacturing with International Harvester.  He enjoyed being outdoors; fishing, boating and hunting.  He also enjoyed sports of all kinds.

Those left to honor Bill’s memory include his wife, Julie; his daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca & Charles Roberts of Bettendorf; his sons and daughters-in-law, Christopher Horak of Mundelein, Illinois, Michael & Laurie Horak of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Thomas & Laura Horak of Barrington, Illinois and Steven & Cindy Horak of Bettendorf; fourteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his sister, Mary Chmielewski of Foley, Minnesota.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Bill’s obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Thursday, September 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

4097 18th St, Bettendorf, IA 52722

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Mass

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

4097 18th St, Bettendorf, IA 52722

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