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Michael Joseph Fleck, age 72, of Vinton, formerly of the Quad Cities, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Unity Point St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

The family will greet friends from 1:00 until 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel (212 E. 6th Street) in Vinton. Private family interment will be held at the Rock Island National Cemetery in Rock Island, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Benton County Conservation Commission.

Mike was born on January 28, 1948, in Moline, the son of Raymond and Martha (Hayden) Fleck. Following high school, Mike served his country in the United States Navy from January of 1967 through October of 1970, during the Viet Nam War. On June 21, 1971, he married Donna J. Patzer in Dewitt, Iowa.

Mike worked at the John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline for 31 years as a welder. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vinton. In his spare time he enjoyed stained glass, woodworking and fishing.

He is survived by his wife Donna of Vinton; their sons, Bryan Fleck and Jared Fleck; and his sister, Linda (Bob) Patzer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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