Linda Durr


Share
Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:56 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Linda L. Durr, 65, of Moline, died after a long struggle with ALS on Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be two hours prior to service time at the funeral home. Cremation rites were accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of Family Resources.
Linda was born on March 28, 1947, in Hibbing, Minn., a daughter of Kenneth and Bernice Sahli Rounds. She received two master's degrees from Western Illinois. One was in marriage and family counseling and one in agency counseling. She worked in Scott County Child Protective Services for several years.
Linda was well-known for her bountiful garden, love of reading and infectious laughter. She adored her family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Elsa Durr, Rock Island, Michael (Karen) Durr, Evergreen, Colo., Reuben (Sarah) Durr, Chicago, and Samuel (Roxann) Durr, Chicago; and grandchildren, Wesley and Jonas Foster, and Lachlan Durr, all of whom brought her tremendous joy.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Greg "Butch" Rounds.
Online condolences may be left to the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 




Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
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.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)