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Michael Whitmore

August 12, 1952 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 68)


Michael L. Whitmore, 68, of Burlington, died Sunday, November 8, 2020, in New London.

Born August 12, 1952, in Iowa, he was the son of Richard Earl Whitmore and  Roger and Evelyn Bauer Siens. On March 25, 1998, he married Kayla May Sells in Oquawka, IL. She preceded him in death on July 1, 2018.

Michael loved delivering newspapers for the Burlington Hawk Eye for 25 years.

He enjoyed watching Walker Texas Ranger, delivering newspapers and spending time with his family.

Survivors include 6 daughters, Tonya (Wilson Porter) Wade of New London, Dianna Whitmore of Kirksville, MO, Michelle Whitmore of Ottumwa, Ashley Whitmore of Kirksville, MO, and Tanya Whitmore of Davenport, son, Danny (Melissa Mitchell)) Whitmore of Burlington; 18 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Pat (Gary) Andrews of IL; brother, Gerald (Gayle) Whitmore of Galesburg, IL and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, Roger Siens, and two sisters, Brenda Whitmore and Connie Spiker.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

There will be no visitation or services.

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