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Chandler Michael Furne

May 22, 2000 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 21)

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Chandler Michael Furne, 21, of Iowa City, formerly of the Quad Cities, died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at home.  Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan.  Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at the funeral home.  The family asks all who attend to wear their favorite Star Wars, Hawkeye or Bettendorf Bulldog attire.  Memorials in care of the family.

Chandler was born in Rock Island, Illinois on May 22, 2000, a son of Richard Jr. and Denise Whitcomb Furne.  Chandler graduated from Bettendorf High School and Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, Iowa. 

Chandler just started a new job as a correctional officer for the Iowa Medical and Classification Center.  He previously worked for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Chandler was an avid Star Wars, Iowa Hawkeye and Bettendorf Bulldogs fan.  He enjoyed fishing and gaming.  Chandler was a huge animal lover.  He loved spending time with his puppies, Mara Jade and Layla.  Chandler will be remembered for his huge heart where he was always willing to do anything for anyone at any given time.  He was extremely loyal to his family who loved him dearly.

Those left to cherish his memory include his parents, Denise (Hector) Vasquez, Milan and Rich (Kristy) Furne Jr., Galesburg; Fiance, Autumn Hill, Iowa City; brothers, Corey Hultgren and Noah Vasquez; grandma, Penny Furne; grandpa, Richard (Amy) Whitcomb; step-brother, Garrett Elgas; step-sister, Karsen Elgas; step-grandma, Glenda Docherty; uncle, Robbie Furne; aunt, Traci (Mike) Huskey; and nephews, Carter and Brady Huskey and Ezriel Hultgren.

He was preceded in death by his grandpas, Richard Furne Sr. and Ray Docherty and grandma, Lois Whitcomb.

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November 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory Milan
201 E. 4th Avenue
Milan, IL 61264

Funeral Service
November 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory Milan
201 E. 4th Avenue
Milan, IL 61264

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