Leonard Mahan

Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2011, 5:24 pm
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Leonard J. Mahan, 61, East Moline, died Dec. 3, 2011, at Trinity Rock Island.

Services are 1 p.m. on Thursday at Apostolic Sanctuary, Silvis. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at Esterdahl, Moline.

He was born July 15, 1950. He married Naomi Wing. She died in 1986. He married Pauline Cooke in 1990.

Surviving are his wife; children, Deborah Mahan, East Moline, Paula Mahan, Silvis, Carla Spratte, Tina Barker, both Coal Valley, Jennifer Williams, Scott City, Kan; stepchildren, Megan and Autumn Surratt, both Colona; 10 grandchildren.


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1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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