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07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Steven John Wheeler, 50, of Davenport, passed away on July 16, 2014.
Private family services will be at a later date.
Steven was born in Davenport, in 1964, to O.C. and Clara Wheeler. He graduated from Central High School.
Steven is survived by sisters, Marilyn Straub, Donna Fullmer and Penny Wheeler; and brother, Tony Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Wheeler. He will be missed by many.
Steven was only here for a short time, but anyone that knew his sense of humor truly knew him.
07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Edward H. Stamer, 95, of Davenport, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Davenport.
Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport.
07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Dean Edward Marberry, 51, of Davenport, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Olen F. Chandler, 93, of Bettendorf, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Bettendorf Health Care Center.
Arrangements are pending at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf.
07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Harry L. Calhoun, 74, of Bettendorf, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Arrangements are pending at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.

07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Harry Jacob Schmidt, 88, of Geneseo, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.
A funeral service celebrating his life will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at Grace United Methodist Church, Geneseo. The Rev. Melva England will officiate. Burial will follow at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be accorded by the Don Cherry VFW Post 5083. A visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church, two hours before funeral services. Memorials may be made to Grace Methodist Church. Vandemore Funeral Homes, Geneseo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Harry was born in New York City, April 13, 1926. He was raised in the small town of Larchmont, N.Y., graduating from Mamaroneck High School there. Harry served in the Army of the United States from June 1944 through June 1946 as a radio operator in the Corps of Military Police. He attended Thomas S. Clarkson Memorial College of Technology (now Clarkson University) in Potsdam, N.Y., graduating 1950, with honors and a degree in mechanical engineering. He was elected to Tau Beta Pi national engineering honor society, and Pi Tau Sigma, national mechanical engineering honor society.
Harry married the former Joan K. Durling in 1952. They had one son, Kurt Harry, currently of Davenport.
Harry moved his family from the east to Geneseo in 1974. His career included Curtiss Wright Corporation, working on large reciprocating and turbojet aircraft engines, Thiokol Chemical Corporation's Reaction Motors Division working on liquid rocket engines, a brief stay in general construction and a sheet metal stamping industry, and civil service for the U.S. Army. Harry retired from Rock Island Arsenal in 1994.
He was an avid shooter in trap and skeet as well as rifles and pistols. He obtained a private pilot's license in 1948, enjoyed flying, and in 1990 built and flew his own small airplane. Harry was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for over 50 years, a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and a Benefactor member of the National Rifle Association. Harry was active in church and community affairs, serving as president of the Band Boosters, serving on the Geneseo Zoning Board, and one term as mayor of the city of Geneseo.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; and his son, Kurt Schmidt, Davenport. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
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07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Helen Grace Freberg, 93, of Kewanee, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Kewanee Care Home.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's Evangelical UCC, Kewanee, with visitation at 10 a.m. Burial is at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Rux, Kewanee, is handling arrangements.
She was born Jan. 7, 1921, to Walter and Anna Richter. She married Charles Freberg on April 25, 1943. He died Dec. 11, 1983.
Surviving are son, Kenton Freberg; daughter, Anne Cutts; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and sister, Phyllis Elliott.
07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Dorothy E. Baranyos, 95, of Bishop Hill, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Kewanee Care Home.
Arrangements are pending at Rux Funeral Home, Galva.
07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Robert Moreno, 76, of Allen, Texas, and formerly of Silvis, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Medical Center of McKinney, Texas.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Silvis. Entombment will be at Rock Island National Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. Further arrangements are pending at the funeral home.

07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Sharon L. Leland, 74, of Coal Valley, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial gathering and celebration of her life 11 a.m. Monday, July 21, at the family home, 1705 W. 2nd Ave., Coal Valley. Memorials may be made to the family. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, assisted the family with arrangements.
Sharon was born Oct. 16, 1939, in Rock Island, a daughter of James R. and Marjorie D. Frances Seefeldt. She married James Fox in 1956 in Milan.
Before her retirement, Sharon was employed at the former Franciscan Hospital and then with Trinity Medical Center.
She loved her family and grandchildren. Sharon was a friend to all and enjoyed many "adopted" grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved movies, horses and caring for her beloved pet dog, Charlie.
Surviving are her daughters, Marsha Millhauser and Susan Fox, both of Coal Valley, and Melinda McMillan, Lutherville, Ga.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother, James Seefeldt, Rock Island; and many nieces, nephews, and other family.
Sharon was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Billy Dryoel; and her sister, Judy Seefeldt.
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07/17/2014, 7:41 pm Max D. Taylor, 79, of Highland, Calif., died July 13, 2014, at home from the effects of brain cancer.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 25, at Redlands Church of Christ followed by military rites and inurnment at Riverside National Cemetery.
Max grew up in East Moline and graduated from United Township High School in 1952. He joined the Air Force in 1953.
After discharge in 1957, he joined brother, Rex, at the University of New Mexico. There he met the love of his life, Gayle Woods. They married in 1960. Gayle died in 2009. They lived in East Moline until 1965 when they moved to California. There Max earned his master's degree in psychology and worked for San Bernadino County.
Max enjoyed visiting with family and friends, hosting weekly cookouts and get-togethers and visiting wineries all over California. He had an extensive wine collection which he shared generously. He also enjoyed traveling, camping with his grandsons and golf with family and friends, many from the Quad-Cities.
He is survived by daughters, Dena (Tom Reeves), Tracy (Mike Fowler), son, Randall (Andreas Loeffler), and grandsons, William and Richard Fowler, all of California; brother, Rex Taylor, East Moline; and a dear and loving companion, Rochelle Cox.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.