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Laurie "Bob" Kanning

December 31, 1939 — November 5, 2022


Laurie “Bob” Kanning, 82, of Moline passed away November 5, 2022 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.


A celebration of life will be 12:00 – 3:00pm Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Eagles Club in Carbon Cliff. Schroder Mortuary, Silvis is assisting with arrangements.


Bob was born December 31, 1939 in Aurora, IL the son of Donald C. and June V. (Schlapp) Kanning. He married Mary Partain and she passed away in 1985. Bob was a tool and die maker and worked at Reynolds and the Arsenal. He was the proud owner of K&D Machine where he designed the brake system for ultralight airplanes. He enjoyed building and flying model and RC airplanes and cars and was a member of local RC Clubs. He also enjoyed attending softball and basketball games to watch his daughter.


Survivors include his children Patricia Kanning, Herbert (Diane) Dennis, Dwayne (Mona) Dennis, and Peggy (Kevin) Alexander; grandchildren Herbie Dennis, Angie Petroff, Angela Raymond, Jacob Dennis, and Mikaela Dennis; great grandchildren Taylor, Herbie, Maycee, Drake, Benjamin, Caden, Gracie, Colin, Campbell, Theo, Cailey, Isaac, and Savon; siblings Beverly (Eugene) Martin, Don (Dory) Kanning, Bonnie (Jack) Jines, and Cindy (Ron) Tamillo and his dog Rudy.


Bob was preceded in death by his parents; sister Donna Beverly, brother Terry Kanning, grandson Jeff Armstrong, granddaughter Anessia Dennis, and his dog Cosmo.



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