EAST MOLINE, Ill. — Marion “Pope” Long, 88, a kind, caring, gentle man, died Friday at Select Hospital, Davenport, Iowa. Born May 3, 1924, in West Chester, Iowa, he was the son of Hugh and Irma (Dayton) Long. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, serving on Tinian Island and was a tail gunner on B-29s. He married Hazel Louise Birlew on May 10, 1945, in East Moline. He worked 20 years for the former Rock Island Lines and later was superintendent of boxcar dismantling for Evan’s Railcar in Washington. Pope loved life, family and friends. He enjoyed travel, gardening, fishing and camping. He enjoyed tinkering in his garage and building one of a kind birdhouses. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hazel; children, Susan (Steve) Doye of Moline, Beth Ann (Tim) Wittmer of Loogootee, Steven (Rita) Long of Washington, and Robert (Nedra) Long of Plainville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his sister, Kathleen Gower, and a granddaughter, Amy Joy Long. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Greenview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, East Moline, where the East Moline American Legion Post 227 will conduct military honors. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Van Hoe Funeral Home Ltd., East Moline. Memorials may be made to Quad City Honor Flight. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com
May 3, 1924 - Nov. 23, 2012
Makenlie Robinson (Lakatos)
Makenlie Jean Robinson (Lakatos) was granted her angel wings Friday, following a short illness.
Mary Lou Henson
Mary Lou Henson, 74, of Washington, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. She was born April 1, 1939, in Washington.
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
Paisley Ann Morgan, two weeks old, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 30, 2013, in Newburgh, she was the daughter of Ryan and Brittany (Babrick) Morgan.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Beck
Mildred “Millie” (Mahan) Beck, 87, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday with her family by her side at Daviess Community Hospital.
Shirley J. Ausbrook passed away Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Shirley was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Clay City, Ill., to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger.
Cathy Lynn Gould, 62 of Washington, died at 11:47 a.m. Friday at her residence. She was the daughter of Hugh O. and Phyllis (Madden) McLemore, and lived in Washington nearly all her life.
Frank Price, 77, of Washington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Manor. Born June 29, 1935, in Loogootee, he was the son of Agatha (Spaulding) and Francis Price Sr.
Eileen Cole, 86, died at 9:57 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Frank and Connie (Jackman) Swickard.
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