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Timothy VanHyfte

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Timothy “Tim” Neil VanHyfte, 56, of Moline, IL, passed away on January 28, 2021 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday February 1, 2021 at Vandemore Funeral Home and Crematory-Atkinson Chapel with a memorial visitation from 5-6 PM prior to the service. Pastor Terry Lancaster will officiate. Tim will be laid to rest at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Annawan at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Tim’s family.

Tim was born on October 20, 1964 in Geneseo the son of Bill and Rose (Chambers) VanHyfte. Tim graduated from Annawan High School in 1983 then went to Northern Illinois University, graduating in 1987. He was an artist and loved music. Tim was a great father, brother and son. He could make anyone laugh with his funny sense of humor.

He is survived by his mother, Rose of Annawan, daughters; Isabella “Rosy” VanHyfte of Moline, Ana (Austin Brasmer) SanAmour-Bernas of Rock Island, IL, son, Micah SantAmour-Bernas of Rock Island, sisters; Tracey (Andy) Ward of LeClaire, IA and Angela (Keith) Cochran of Litchfield, IL, niece, Selina Cochran and nephew, Nicholas Cochran, two grandchildren; John and Rex Brasmer.

Tim was preceded in death by his father, Bill, grandparents, cousin, Ilene Fortner, uncles; Jim Chambers and Lynn Neulieb.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Tim’s friends and staff at Fresenius Dialysis Center in Moline as well as the Moline EMT and Fire Department.

Posted online on January 29, 2021