Donial Shick

Don ShickDonial M. Shick, 56, of Moline, well-known area sportsman, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, in his residence.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Celebration of Life Chapel at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Burial is in Moline Memorial Park. Visitation is 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Donial M. Shick Memorial Fund which will be established by his family.

Donial Melvin Shick was born Oct. 14, 1950, in Moline, the son of Donial Leroy and Dorothy Mae Baker Shick.

He graduated from Moline High School and attended Black Hawk College. He married Merry Morey April 26, 1975, in Rock Island.

Don had been employed by KONE in Coal Valley for the past 19 years. Sports was Don's life. He was active with the John Deere Classic for 32 years, and was currently volunteer grounds chair. He was scorekeeper for Moline School District boys varsity basketball and girls sophomore basketball teams, coached football for 25 years, and was active in the Moline High School M-Mens Club. He was a strong supporter and volunteer at Arrowhead Ranch, and looked forward to the annual fishing trip to Canada with his close fishing buddies.

Don is survived by his wife, Merry; three children, Shelley Shick, Knoxville, Tenn., and Scott and Josh Shick, Moline; his sister and brother-in-law, Karon and Kenneth Lundeen, Omaha, Neb.; and a special cousin, Dorothy Burdick, Moline.

Don's family invites friends to express condolences, share a story about him or light a candle in his memory at


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