Joaquin Rico

1937 ~ 2020 (age 82)


Joaquin Rico, 82, of Rock Island, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at St. Mary’s Church, Moline. Visitation is Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline. Burial is in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline.  Memorials may be made to the family.

Joaquin was born March 21, 1937 in Valle de Santiago, GTO, Mexico, the son of Jesus Rico and Petra Aguilera.  

He is survived by his wife, Marianita Pantoja Rico, children and spouses, Maria (Manuel) Lopez, Rodolfo (Maria) Rico, Rafael Rico, Jose (Ofelia) Rico, Roberto (Vegonia) Rico, Manuel Rico and Ma Elena (Magdaleno) Cisneros; grandchildren, Johanna Lopez, Jorge Lopez, Jose Rico, Valeria Rico, Javier Rico, Omar Rico, Lilibeth Rico and Eric Rico; siblings, the late Daniel Rico, Isidro Rico, Concepcion, Jovita, Alfonso, Josephina and Jesus.

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March 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DeRoo Funeral Home
1611 7th Street
Moline, IL 61265

Funeral Mass
March 7, 2020

1:30 PM
St. Mary's Church
412 10th Street
Moline, IL 61265

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