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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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
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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