Dale Salisberry Sr.


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Dale W. Salisberry Sr., 71, of Moline, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Visitation is 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley. There will be no public funeral services. Burial will take place at a later date at Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline. Memorials may be made to Easter Seals.
Dale Wayne Salisberry was born April 28, 1941, in Hannibal, Mo., the son of Donald Mark and Velma Leona Smith Salisberry. He married Jackie Kay Gellerstedt on Feb. 7, 1961, in Moline.
He worked for John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline for 30 years, retiring in 1993. He also owned and operated Salisberry's 18th Avenue Bait & Tackle in Rock Island for six years.
Dale volunteered for Easter Seals and the Bass Tournament for Charity for many years. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and shooting pool. He was an all-around "good guy," always willing to help anyone in need.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie, Moline; daughters, LeAndrea and Robert Tarrant, Sherrard, DeAnna and Joseph Hellberg, Moline, and Melissa Smith, Milan; a son, Dale Jr. and Amy Salisberry, Moline; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings, Marsha Chancellor-Tady and her husband, Guy, Mesa, Ariz., Gwenda Salisberry and her husband, Rod, Camanche, Iowa, and Gary and Lauralinda Salisberry, Florence, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Nathan Traman.
The family invites you to share stories and condolences and light a candle in Dale's memory at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.












 



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