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Ralph G. Tomlinson

November 17, 1957 - July 31, 2018

Burial Date: August 6, 2018

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Ralph G. Tomlinson, 89, of Wilton, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.

Ralph was born in Sabula, IA on April 15, 1929 to Jesse and Helen (Werner)Tomlinson. He graduated from Packwood High School in 1947. He proudly served his country in the United States Airforce during the Korean war.

Ralph married Kathleen D. Holmes on November 17, 1957 in Walcott.

Ralph retired in 1991 from Occidental Petroleum Company in Buffalo. In early years, he was depot agent for the Rock Island Railroad.

Visitation will be held on Sunday August 5, 2018 from 2 PM to 4 PM at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM at the funeral home.

Interment will take place at the Durant Cemetery.

Ralph is survived by his wife Kathleen, children: Debbie (Dan) Jarrard of Nichols, Linda Schoonover of McCausland, June (Pete) Smith of Wilton, Michael (Annette) Tomlinson of Eldridge, Amy (Tom) Niergarth of Holland, MI, 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Brian Schoonover, sisters: Arlene Spinker and Gwen Wyman and brothers: Frank, LaMoine and Edwin Tomlinson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, the Durant Ambulance or the First Baptist Church in Muscatine in his memory.

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