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Carl W. Cunningham

January 20, 1938 — January 11, 2023

Carl W. Cunningham, 84, of Moline, Illinois, died Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island.

Private burial is in Rock Island National Cemetery. Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, Illinois, under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities.

Carl Wade Cunningham was born January 20, 1938, in Evansville, Indiana, the son of Lyman and Loretta (Sweiss) Cunningham. He served in the U.S. Air Force and married Mary Ann Bettag on August 12, 1961, in Jasper, Indiana.

He worked for the Weather Station at the Quad City Airport for many years as an electronic technician specializing in radar equipment. He enjoyed computers, stocks, walking and golfing. He also loved singing and dancing.

Carl is survived by his beloved wife of over 61 years, Mary Ann; six children, Terry (Andrea St. Clair) Cunningham of Moline, Debbie (Jeff) Field of Simi Valley, California, Betty (Ron) Johnston of Clinton, Iowa, Andy Cunningham of St. Charles, Missouri, Nancee (Rick) Malone of Clinton, and Janice (Chris) Cook of Bowen, Illinois; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Gary Cunningham of Mesa, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Matthew Jacob Malone; and 11 siblings.

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