Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Raymond J. Rangel, 86, of Davenport, will be held at 10am on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will follow at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. The family will receive friends from 4-7pm on Wednesday, at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. There will be a prayer service offered at 4pm to start visitation. Memorials may be made to the family.
Mr. Rangel passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022, at Genesis Medical Center - East, Davenport.
Raymond Joseph Rangel was born August 30, 1935, in Silvis, IL, a son of Santos and Jesse (nee Hernandez) Rangel. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Sandoval.
He was a veteran of the Air Force.
Prior to his retirement, he had worked as a metallurgic engineer for ALCOA.
He was a member of the LULAC Council #10 and had served as President and Vice-President.
He enjoyed traveling, hanging out with his brother Jerry, and spending time with his children.
Survivors include his children Debbie (Alfredo) Esparza of Moline, Rhonda Rangel of East Moline, James (Rowena) Rangel of Rock Island, Ramona DeAnda of East Moline, Donna (Jaime) Salinas of Rock Island, Judith Rangel of Silvis, Justina (Antonio) Ortiz of Rock Island, Rexanna (Daniel) Gardner of Moline, Jeffrey (Megan) Rangel of Augusta, GA, and Diana Rangel of East Moline; thirty-eight grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; siblings Mary Bribriesco of Bettendorf, Victoria (Harold) Heine of Austin, TX, Dolores Miller of Jenks, OK, Anthony Rangel of Trussville, AL, Esther Marsical of Guadalajara, Mexico, Gerald Rangel of Davenport, Mario Martinez of East Charlotte, TN, and Yolanda Navarro of Guadalajara.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy, son Joseph Ybarra, brothers James and Timothy, and grandchildren Antonio Ortiz Jr, Jaime Molina, and Brittany Inman. May they rest in peace.