United Township High School Class Of 1960
Robert “Bobby” F. Stogdell, 76, of Harlingen, Texas, formerly of Colona, passed
away at Harlingen Medical Center on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at
Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd. in Moline. Visitation will be held at
the funeral home between 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. Burial
will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to
the Speedway Fire & Rescue and also St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Bob was born in Moline on September 25, 1942, to Robert R. Stogdell and Dolores
E. Hagerman Stogdell. He married Sharon E. Polich on February 14, 1964. Bob
worked as a pipefitter for IH Case and New Holland. Bob was a member of the
Masonic Lodge #898 AF & AM in Silvis. He was also a member of the UAW-Local
#1304 and a race car driver for over 30 years. He loved spending time with his
family and taking walks on the beach.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon; daughters, Cheryl (Kevin) Dodson of Clive,
IA; Jana Stogdell of Harlingen, TX; 3 grandsons, Connor, Ryan and Nathan, and
one great granddaughter, Ella. He is also survived by a sister, Mary (Ed) Brown
of Aurora, CO; brother, Ken (Marsha) Stogdell of East Moline, several nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents.