Carroll Steele


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Posted Online: March 01, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Carroll Hobart Steele, 90, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at St. Mary Healthcare and Rehab Center, Davenport.
Graveside services are 9:30 a.m. Monday at Rock Island National Cemetery. To attend, meet at 9 a.m. at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf. Memorials may be made to Scott County Humane Society.
He was born Dec. 25, 1922. He worked as a machinist and engineer for the Rock Island Arsenal for many years. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946, stationed in the Philippines.
Surviving are his friends, Brian Erickson, Candy Wales, Keith and Pat Erickson and Troy Holbrook, all of Davenport, and Cynthia Swain and her family, Muscatine.












 




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1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
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