Douglas Steele


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Posted Online: March 08, 2014, 7:03 pm
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Douglas T. Steele, 49, of Milan, passed away Friday, March 7, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.
In accordance with Doug's wishes, cremation will be accorded and there are no services or visitation. Memorials may be made in care of his family. Arrangements are entrusted to Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island.
Douglas was born on June 16, 1964, in Moline, a son of Lawrence C. "Plug" and Mary L. Derrick Steele.
He was an outdoorsman who loved riding his bicycle, camping, fishing and shooting pool.
Surviving are his significant other, Peggy Peterson; daughter, Hollie Steele; sisters, Diane (Stephen) Steele-Kies, Deborah (Michael) Steele-Wayne, Darcy Johnson and Daniece (Richard) Hollenback; and a brother, David (Cynthia) Steele. He was the beloved uncle of five nieces and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 




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