Gregory C. "Greg" Poquet

Greg Poquet

Gregory C. "Greg" Poquet, 70, of Moline, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at his home.

Greg was born May 27, 1949, in Rock Island, the son of Royal and Kathleen (Osler) Poquet. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He married Karen Cone Dec. 2, 1980, in Aledo.

He retired from John Deere Harvester, East Moline. Greg enjoyed spending time with family and friends and never passed up a chance to go out to eat.

Survivors include his wife, Karen; children, Bryan Poquet (Traci Southard), Moline, and Spencer Poquet (Matt Speidel) Moline; grandchildren, James Speidel, Paige Southard, and Autumn Southard; sisters, Marsha (Floyd) Roberts, Lanark, Ill., and Sharon (Bill) Rottman, Steamboat, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 4th, at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation was 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline.

Memorials may be made to the Walcott American Legion and/or Vietnam Veterans Association 229.

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