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Hart Emanuel Bondi

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Hart Emanuel Bondi
Died on Monday, October 16th, 2017

1-3:00 pm Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
Weerts Funeral Home
10:00 am Monday, October 23rd, 2017
Weerts Funeral Home
Cemetery: National Cemetery
Hart E. Bondi, 75, of Bettendorf, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 16th, 2017 at Genesis East, Davenport. Services in celebration of his life will be held at 10:00 am Monday, October 23rd at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Visitation will be held from 1-3:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois where military honors will be presented. Memorials may be made to Genesis Cancer Care Institute and Temple Emanuel.
Mr. Bondi was born in 1942 in Galesburg, Illinois to Leon and Gladys Bondi. A 1960 graduate of the former Davenport High School, he graduated from the University of Iowa with his Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing in 1964. That year he was commissioned as 2nd Lt with the US Army, and in 2002 he retired after 20 years as Lt. Colonel.
In 1966, he started his career in advertising with the Ottumwa Courier in circulation and advertising sales. In 1967, he joined the Quad City Times in advertising, and in 1983, he transitioned to commercial printing sales. In 1994, he went into real estate sales as an Iowa/Illinois real estate broker. He married Cindy Christensen on March 16, 2002 in Davenport.
Hart served as past president of Manufacturers Representative Association of the Quad Cities (grocery reps); Quad City Advertising Federation; Quad City Club of Printing House Craftsmen; and Military Officers Association of America, Quad Cities Chapter. He held a single engine private pilot’s license and amateur radio (general) license. Hart enjoyed cruising in his dream car, a 1955 Chevy convertible, and was an active member of Quad City Cruisers and the Antique Auto Club.
Hart loved spending time with his family, and especially enjoyed his role as “Grandpa Poppy” to his four grandchildren Rylee and Reece Rumann-Bondi, Forest Hart Bondi, and Moira Bondi.
Survivors include his wife Cindy; his children Stephanie (Corey Rumann) Bondi of Lincoln, NE, Nicholas (Deborah) Bondi of Chicago, IL, Joseph (Amanda) Bondi of Indianapolis, IN, Sara Schultz of Cary, NC, and Leah (Aaron) Dicket of Des Moines, IA; grandchildren; and brother Richard (Carole) Bondi of Bonita Springs, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother Philip Bondi.
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