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John P. Birch

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John P. Birch
Died on Sunday, July 16th, 2017

4-7:00 pm Friday, July 21st, 2017
Weerts Funeral Home
John P. Birch, 40, of Davenport, IA, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at his home of complications related to
neuroendocrine cancer. A memorial gathering will be held from 4-7:00 pm Friday, July 21st, at Weerts Funeral
Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. A Celebration of Life Event will occur later this year. Any
memorials may be made to the American Association for Cancer Research Foundation or Quad Cities Greyhound
John was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. He married Teresa Schoelerman Pomrehn on July 7, 2007, at Gull
Point State Park, Iowa. John was an IT professional who worked for the Dubuque Community Schools, Navajo
Tribal Utility Authority, CEC, and most recently at John Deere in Moline.
John was a passionate gamer who rarely missed an opportunity to join friends and family in computer, board,
card, and role playing games alike. He was an admired game master and welcomed all to play despite level of
experience. He also organized and hosted an annual LAN party as a member of the De-Frag admin team. John
enjoyed working on his cars and competed in autocross for several years.
John was a loving and supportive spouse, a beloved son and brother-in-law, and a loyal friend to many. He was
also a super fun uncle who enjoyed playing with his niece and nephews. Survivors include his spouse, Teresa
(Teri), his dog, Shadow, his mother, Diane, and his grandmother, Kathleen. He was preceded in death by his
grandfather, Howard, and greyhound, Weber.
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3625 Jersey Ridge Road
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Weerts Funeral Home - 3625 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport, Iowa 52807 tel. 563.355.4433