The Rock Island Argus from Moline, Illinois on June 24, 1990 · 10
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The Rock Island Argus from Moline, Illinois · 10

Moline, Illinois
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Sunday, June 24, 1990
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B2 THE SUNDAY ARGUS Rock Island Illinois June 24 1990 Obituaries Quad-Cities Rock Island Milan Howard Parker Services for Howard C Parker 75 formerly of Knoxville Road are 10:30 am Monday at Larson Funeral Home Milan Burial is in National Cemetery Arsenal Island Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm today Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church Milan where he was a member or Quad City Chapter of Alzhe-imers Association Mr Parker died FHday at St Anthony’s Continuing Care Center Rock Island He was born Nov 26 1914 in Har-winton Conn He married Ruth Dunlap Nov 26 1947 He was employed as a diesel truck mechanic with Eagle Food Inc for 20 years retiring in 1977 He was previously with the city of Rock Island working in the maintenance garage He was a member of United Auto Workers Teamsters He was a World War II Navy veteran He enjoyed reading and playing the guitar Survivors include the widow daughters Kathleen Carothers Meridian Idaho Carol Frana Webster City Iowa and Jane Slavish Patterson Haslett Mich stepdaughters Marilyn Vogt and Patsy Brown both of Milan stepsons Jerry Dunlap Yucaipa Calif and Ted Dunlap Periy Iowa 13 grandchildren 14 stepgrandchildren two greatgrandchildren 14 stepgreat-grand-children sisters Helen Perkins North Franklin Conn Ethel Barszcz and Elizabeth Grimshaw both of Ludlow Mass and a brother Fred Parker Carson City Nev Walter Parkes Services for Walter C Parkes 68 of 1225 9th Ave Rock Island are 1 pm Tuesday at Peoples Baptist Church Rock Island Burial is in National Cemetery Arsenal Island Visitation is 6 to 8 pm Monday at Nicholson Funeral Home Rock Island A memorial fund has been established Mr Parkes died Friday at Franciscan Medical Center Rock Island He was born April 19 1922 in Mound Bayou Miss He married Georgia Lee Scott She died Juty 1963 He later married Margaret McDonald He was employed as a fork lift driver at the Arsenal for many years Marie Atkins Anne Marie Foster Marie L Atkins 84 formerly of Services for Anne Marie Tyler 1150 41st St Moline (Bed Friday at Foster 72 Taylor Ridge are 1:30 United Medical Center Moline Services are 11 am Tuesday at Trimble Funeral Home Moline Burial is in National Cemetery Arsenal Island Visitation is one hour prior to services The former Marie Linn was born July 14 1905 in Fairview Texas She married Royce L Atkins in 1925 in Bureau County HL He died in 1953 Mrs Atkins was a former member of East Moline American Legion Auxiliaiy Survivors include sons Robert E Atkins East Moline Donald L Atkins DeForesf Id and Royce L Atkins Phoenix Ariz 12 grandchildren 14 great-grandchildren and a sister Gussie Ross San Antonio Texas Esther Huston Services for Esther May Huston 81 of 4128 8th Ave Moline are 1:30 pm Tuesday at First Congregational Church Moline where she was a member Burial is in Moline Memorial Park Cemetery Visitation is 6 to 9 pm Monday at Wendt Funeral Home Moline Memorials may be made to the church the PEO or a favorite charity Mrs Huston died Friday at United Medical Center East Moline The former Esther May Short was bom March 31 1909 in Sterling Hi She married Lawrence “Larry” B Huston July 12 1936 in West Chicago Id He died in 1980 Mrs Huston graduated from Pestalozzi Frable Teachers College She was employed as a teacher in Flossmoor 111 and after moving to Moline was a substitute teacher for the Moline School System She was a member of Short Hills Country Club Chapter HB oi PEO and King’s Daughters Survivors include a daughter Esther May Casstevens Nashville Tenn sons Bruce Huston Kalamazoo Mich and Dr James Huston Stillwater Okla five grandchildren and a sister Mildred Baker Canton Id East MolineSilvis Lucille Davidson Services for Lucille Davidson 88 formerly of 647 16th Ave East Moline are 1 pm Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd East Moline Burial is in Elm Grove Cemetery Washington Iowa Visitation is 2 pm Monday at Jinks Funeral Home Aledo Burial is in Aledo Cemetery Visitation is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today Memorials may be made to the Aledo Library Fund or First United Methodist Church Aledo where she was a member Mrs Foster died Friday at Franciscan Medical Center Rock Island The former Anne Marie Tyler was bom Oct 19 1917 in Aledo She married G Wendell Foster May 11 1940 in Illinois City He died in 1978 She was a graduate of the former Western Illinois State Teachers College She was employed as a school teacher and first started teaching in one room school houses around Illinois City and Sugar Grove in Illinois She then taught second grade for 25 years in Aledo retiring in 1978 She was a member of National Education Association Illinois Retired Teachers Association We-sylen Service Guild of the church and several Aledo bowling leagues She enjoyed all sports and was an avid Cubs baseball fan Survivors include daughters Mary Ann Kadel Taylor Ridge and Martha Lee Weeks Lakeland Fla five grandchildren a sister Lucille Tyler Monmouth and a brother Vernon Tyler Rock Island Merle Turner Merle L Turner 57 of 18305 1st Ave Barstow died Saturday at II-lini Hospital Silvis Services are 10 am Tuesday at Schroder Mortuary Silvis Burial is in Greenview Memorial Gardens Silvis Visitation is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 f pm Monday A memorial fund has been established Mr Turner was bom May 20 1933 in Warsaw Ohio He married Virginia Sunblade He later married Sally Onderbeke March 21 1964 in Benton Ark He was employed as a custodian at Aldrin Junior High School Barstow Previously he was a grinder at JI Case Co Bettendorf He was a Army veteran of the Korean Conflict Survivors include the widow daughters Cindy Ann Hqjna and Carol Deere both of Bettendorf Cindy Lee Onderbeke Columbia Mo Kathy Kerch Moline and Becky Turner Rock Island sons Danny Turner Coal Valley Kenny Jimmy and Ronnie Turner all of Barstow 10 grandchildren his mother Daisy Turner sisters Edyth Applegate and Chestine Leach and a brother Robert Turner all of Ava Mo Iowa He was a World War II Army veteran Survivors include the widow daughters Ernestine Gore Glory Pitchford Bernice Cade and Deanna Holmes all of Rock Island Eunice Mans Springfield Ohio Betty Jones Davenport and Luester Adams in California sons Walter R Parkes Rock Island and Willie F Parkes Davenport 30 grandchildren 13 great-grandchil- was bom June 2 1902 in Wapello Davenport dren a sister Willie Mae Sanders 1 — ct :'”1 Davenport and a brother James Mix in Indiana Frank Cinkovich Services for Frank J Cinkovich 80 Davenport are 10 am Monday at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary Davenport Burial is in Davenport Memorial Park Visitation is 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 pm today with a scripture service at 7:30 Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Nursing Home Mr Cinkovich died Thursday at the nursing home He was bom Sept 25 1909 in Cin- Moline Mrs Davidson was a member of cinnayi jowa jje married Jessie Christ United Methodist Church Dailey in 1938 in Missouri George Campbell George R Campbell 62 of 2130 15th St A Moline died Saturday at United Medical Center Moline Services are 10:30 am Tuesday at Wendt Funeral Home Moline Entombment is in Memorial Park Cemetery Rock Island Visitation is 7 to 9 pm Monday Memorials may be made to Bethany Home or Arrowhead Ranch Coal Valley — n Mr CampDeu was Dorn Jan 31 1928 He married Eva Jane Lawson June 1973 in Van Home Iowa He was employed at John Deere Parts Center Milan retiring in June 1988 He was previously employed at Miller Container Corp and Farmall both in Rock Island and from 1955 to 1966 he owned and operated George’s West End Barber Shop He was a Korean War Marine veteran He was an avid fisherman Cubs fan and was a coach for Dad’s Club baseball Survivors include the widow daughters Carol Clay Davenport Toni Blackburn Coal Valley and Linda Kampfe Lititz Pa a son Michael R Campbell Davenport seven grandchildren his mother Venice Campbell Moline sisters Loretta Erwin Kansas City Mo and Audrey Drew Portland Ore and a brother James Campbell Davenport East Moline She was an avid bingo player Survivors include daughters focal stores He was self-employed for many years as a carpet layer for various Erma Engstrom Torrence Calif and Charlotte Hamilton Anoka He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church Davenport and Minn sons John Davidson Rock- united Brotherhood of Carpenters ford 111 and Earl Davidson Moline and Joiners of America 14 grandchildren and 24 greatgrandchildren He loved woodworking Survivors include the widow brothers Andrew Cinkovich Davenport Charles Cinkovich Bettendorf and John Cinkovich Centerville Iowa seven stepsisters and nieces and nephews John Dailey Eldridge Emanuel Dailey Jr and Genevieve E Van Meir 61 Ke- Donald and Mary Dailey all of Dav-wanee died Thursday at Oakwood enport Health Care Center Services are 9:30 am Monday at Ruth DeMartelaere St Maly’s Catholic Church Ke- Ruth DeMartelaere 67 Daven-wanee where she was a member pnday at Mercy Hospital Burial is in Sacred Heart Cemetery Davenport Annawan Services are 2:30 pm Monday at Visitation is 6 to 8 tonight at Ca- Runge Mortuary Davenport Burial vanagh-Schueneman Funeral is in Davenport Memorial Park Home Kewanee with a rosary at 7 Visitation is one hour prior to ser-A memorial fund has been estab- vices Memorials may be made to liahed Red Cross Disaster Relief The former Genevieve Croegaert The former Ruth Tackberry was was born in Moline She married bom Jan 11 1923 in Galena where Donald Van Meir in 1947 in Shef- she married Harold DeMartelaere Aug 18 1945 He died in 1977 ne£L Survivors include a daughter Frazier Davenport a son B Jerald T DeMartelaere Eldridge " tRSlSSS music and sew- S52 ing Thelma Pearce Pleasant Valley Iowa and a sister Norma Holke in Survivors include the widower Nebraska daughters Carol Rodseth Minonk 111 Beverly Wamken St Augustine n Fla and Teresa Haradon Mary Kichard Leonard Shreck Sharon Skaggs and Christy Richard W Leonard 25 of 1601 E Mata all of Kewanee sons Dennis 12th St Davenport died Saturday and James Van Meir both of Ke- at his home wanee 15 grandchildren a great- Arrangements are pending at grandchild and a brother Roy McGinnis Chambers and Sass Fu-Croegaert Annawan neral Home Bettendorf t Hubert 'Hob Laster Hubert E “Hob” Laster 67 of 3026 W Lombard St Davenport died Friday at Kahl Home for the Aged and Infirm Davenport Services are 10 am Monday at St Anthony’s Catholic Church Davenport Burial is in National Cemetery Arsenal Island Visitation is 3 to 9 pm today at Halligan-McCabe Funeral Home Davenport with a rosary recited at 7 Memorials may be made to St Anthony’s Care and Share or American Cancer Society Mr Laster was bom Feb 28 1923 in Davenport where he married Marianna Mulroy Oct 16 1947 He retired in 1987 from Peoples Drug on Rockingham Road in Davenport He was formerly employed as department manager at Schlegel Drug Store in charge of store development and improvement He was also store manager for Haag Drug Stores at Five Points in Davenport He was a member Holy Family Catholic Church Davenport Davenport Veterans of Foreign Wars Elks Moose and American Association of Retired Persons He was a World War II Army veteran Survivors include the widow a daughter Linda Miller Woodstock Ga a son Robert Laster Davenport and a son and daughter-in-law Joseph and JoAnne Laster Rock Island eight grandchildren brothers Joseph B Laster Deltona Fla and Ronald and Claude Laster both of Davenport and a sister-in-law Marva Jo Laster Davenport Joey McLaughlin Joey A McLaughlin 12-year-old son of Tresea McLaughlin of 1502V4 W Locust St Davenport and Teny McLaughlin Princeton Iowa died Thursday at St Luke’s Hospital Davenport Graveside services are 11:30 am Monday at Fairmount Cemetery Davenport Visitation is 5 to 7 pm today at Runge Mortuary Davenport A memorial fund has been established Joey was bom March 3 1978 in Iowa City He attended Johnson Elementary School Davenport and was active on the football team Survivors in addition to his parents include brothers Nathan McLaughlin and Travis Shepard both at home grandparents Joe and Shirley Campbell Eldridge and David and Roberta McLaughlin Princeton and a great-grandmother Agnes McKibben Albion 111 Nr Irene Oetting Irene H Oetting 67 Tipton Iowa died Thursday at St Luke’s Hospital Cedar Rapids Iowa Services are 11 am Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church Lowden Iowa Burial is in the church cemetery Visitation is 4 to 8 pm today at Chapman Funeral Home Clarence Iowa The former Irene Ruchotzke was bom April 28 1923 in Mechanics-ville Iowa She married Frederick Oetting Sept 5 1943 in Phoenix Ariz Mrs Oetting was activities director nine years at Clarence Nursing Home She was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church Mount Vernon Survivors include a daughter Debra Hamner Arlington Texas a son James Oetting Fort Worth Texas four grandchildren sisters Vera Gehrls Clarence and Donna Branch Davenport and brothers Wilbert Ruchotzke Eldridge and Wilfred Ruchotzke Oxford Junction Iowa Joan Reher Services for Joan M Glines Reher 42 of 1738 W 5th St Davenport are 1 pm Monday at Moline Gospel Temple where she was a member Burial is in Davenport Memorial Park Visitation is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm today at McGinnis Chambers and Sass Funeral Home Bettendorf and one hour prior to services at the church Memori- als may be made to the church Mrs Reher died Friday at Mercy Hospital Davenport after an extended illness The former Joan M Glines was bom Feb 27 1948 in Davenport where she married Gary P Reher Oct 29 1982 Mrs Reher was employed in the dietary department of Ridgecrest Retirement Village Davenport for 17 years She was a member of the Bosko Bear Side Band CB Radio Club Survivors include the widower her mother and stepfather Florene and Robert Scherer Moline a stepsister Rebecca Solis Moline a stepbrother Martin Scherer Long Beach Calif and special friends Rosemary Leibold and Virginia Morris both of Davenport Now you know United Press Intemetlonel The National Park Service manages 340 large national parks and other recreational locations Its facilities hosted more than 290 million visitors in 1989 Miss Teen of America crowned The title of Miss Teen of America was the crowning touch of a grueling week for Victoria Stringfellow of Hallisburg Miss left who won the national pageant during the final night of competition Saturday in Augustana College's Centennial Hall Forty-one girls from across the United States including Kirsten Hedegaard of Moline competed in the eighth annual pageant Miss Hedegaard won a preliminary competitions in scholastics and personal development (Photo by Lisa D Finger) Preliminary applications due Monday Z Qualified family may! have home for $1 The city of Rock Island will make available a home for $1 to a selected large family under its Urban Homesteading program A official release said the selected family will have to make repairs to thai property to bring it up to standards within 18 months The family must also maintain and occupy the property at least five years said the statement h When the repairs maintenance and occupancy requirements are met ji the family will receive foil title to the property it said An applicant must have a family with more than five members and must -not be a homeowner He or she must however have a satisfactory credit rating and be able to obtain financing for rehabilitation ltiM Other considerations in selecting a person for the home will be household income v Preliminary applications to determine eligibility and priority status can - be obtained from the Planning and Redevelopment Division at City Hall Preliminaiy applications are accepted year round however to be eligi- ble for this selection round prelimimaiy applications must be received at that office no later than Monday June 25 Any preliminary applications received after that date will be held for consideration for a future homesteading program Grant will fund Q-C Airport improvements Interstate News Service SPRINGFIELD — Planned improvements at Moline’s Quad City Airport will get under way now that the state has received a $24 million federal grant Gov James R Thompson announced Friday Thompson said the grant will include funding to: Expand the terminal building to the west for additional passenger space Pay part of the cost to develop a new air cargo facility Improve the security system for tigher control of airport grounds and Recondition a fire-crash rescue truck and buy a snow plow A total of $37 million in improvements are planned over the next few years the governor said Federal funds which are channeled through the state will cover most of the cost he said “The Quad-Cities Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in Illinois and continues to provide good air service from northwest Illinois” Thompson said in a statement “These improvements are important to continue the economic growth of the area and to attract businesses and industiy “Since 1978 more than $23 million in federal and state fonds have been invested in the Quad-Cities Airport in an effort to maintain Illinois’ position as a leader in aviation” Death of Davenport man investigated DAVENPORT — Davenport police said today they are investigating the circumstances leading to the death of an 18-year-old Davenport man whose body was found in a ditch on Highway 22 between Interstate 280 and River Drive Douglas Nelson Sindt of 5204 31st SL Davenport was pronounced dead at the scene by Acting Medical Examiner Dr Paul Hartmann and then was taken to St Luke’s Hospital according to police reports Police believe he died from injuries suffered in a possible hit-and-run motor vehicle accident An autopsy determined that Mr Sindt died from massive head and internal injuries police said Evidence was present to suggest that Mr Sindt was hit by a car said police Police said they responded to a call at 6:49 am Saturday that a man was down in a ditch on Highway 22 The department’s preliminary investigation indicates that the victim had been walking southbound along the left-hand shoulder of Highway 22 when he was struck from behind by a southbound vehicle about a quarter of a mile north of the 1-280 bridge according to a news release The report said the impact threw the victim down into the center median where he was discovered by people driving along Highway 22 Police believe the accident occurred sometime after midnight Saturday Investigators said Saturday night they are continuing to check evidence and other information M Mr Sindt was the first motor vehicle traffic fatality in Davenport this year said police Woman arrested for theft DAVENPORT — An 18 year-old Davenport woman was arrested Saturday in conncection the theft of $197 from the Crescent Laundry 1303 Grant St Bettendorf Amy Katheleen Larson 3124 Davenport Ave was arrested by Bettendorf police following a report by the owner of the laundry He made a report to the police after an audit of the day’s sale Sergeant Chris Kauffman said the suspect was arrested after they found her in posession of the money Ms Larson a clerk at the laundry will appear in court Sunday r- i

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