Curtis F. Kave, 70, of Moline, passed away Tuesday January 11, 2011 at home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11am Saturday, January 15, 2011 Christ the King Church, Moline. Visitation will be 3 -7pm Friday at Rafferty Funeral Home 2111-1st St A, Moline with a Christian Wake service at 3pm. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline. Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society.
Curtis was born October 17, 1940 in Moline, the son of Jesse and Geneva Kaiser Kave. He married Priscilla “Pat” Peel on November 18, 1961 in Moline. Curtis worked as a cement finisher for many years last working for Treiber Construction, Davenport. Curtis was an avid Chicago Bears Football fan and enjoyed bowling. He also played the trumpet and loved spending time with his family. People will remember him by his contagious laugh.
Survivors include his wife, Pat; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and James Hammond, Moline; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Christy Kave, East Moline and Colin and Alyssa Kave, Moline; grandchildren, Megan and Hilary Kave and Tony and Alex Hammond and brother and sister-in-law, Jesse and Jackie Kave, East Moline and sister-in-law, Mary Jo Kave, Moline. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Doris and Charlotte and a brother, Richard.