DAVENPORT - John F. Ahrens Jr., 90, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away quietly on January 24, 2011, at Trinity Bettendorf. Services will be at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded. Online condolences may be made at www.rungemortuary.com.
John was born on August 18, 1920, in St. Louis, Mo., to John and Rose Ahrens. He enlisted into the Navy and served for four years. He married Gladys Needham and moved to Davenport where he worked at the Rock Island Arsenal and retired in 1975.
Those left to honor his memory are son, William (Cindy) Ahrens, of Mountain Home, Ark.; sisters, Ruth Boring and Gladys Adams, of California; granddaughters, Rachel Ahrens and Kirsten Simonds; great-granddaughter, Rebecca Simonds; and special caregivers, Pam and Mike Penniston.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Gladys, infant daughter, Ramona, and second wife, Evelyn.
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