Robert Samuelson


Share
Posted Online: March 14, 2013, 7:13 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Robert W. Samuelson, 75, of Moline, died Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Forest Hill Health & Rehab, East Moline.
Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no services at this time. Memorials may be made to his family. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Robert was born on Feb. 19, 1938, in Moline, the son of Willard and Irene Swanson Samuelson. He married Virginia Woolley on Nov. 26, 1961.
He graduated from Moline High School and DeVry Tech. Robert was an electrical design engineer. He worked for Eagle Signal and then Struthers Dunn and Gulf Western. Later he taught at Hamilton Technical College.
Robert attended and was confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Moline.
Survivors include his children, Brian Samuelson, Burlington, Iowa, Leann Samuelson, East Moline, and John Samuelson, Moline; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren with one on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Caryl.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






(More History)