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Sherry Scheckel


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Sherry Jean Scheckel, 60, of Moline, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her home.
Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Schroder Mortuary, Colona, with visitation two hours prior to service time. Burial is at Dayton Corners Cemetery, Colona. Memorials may be made to the family.
She was born July 20, 1952, in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., to Curtis and Shirley Fredrickson Johnson.
She worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as an administrative assistant for 24 years, retiring in 2008.
She was a member of The Friends Circle Club in Moline. She enjoyed bicycle riding, taking her grandchildren to the park and her cats.
Survivors include her daughter, Ashley Scheckel; grandchildren, Nireque, Taijon and Maleko; siblings, Debbie Miller, Ronnie Johnson and Tammy Stoner. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Ricky Johnson.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.












 




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1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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