Dr. Dorothy J. Parkander

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Dr. Parkander was born on March 14, 1925 and passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018.

Dr. Parkander was a resident of Rock Island, Illinois at the time of passing.

Graduating as valedictorian of Hirsch High School, she went on to attend Augustana College, again attaining top honors (summa cum laude) on graduation.

Services for Dr. Parkander will be 10 am, Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030-7th Avenue, Rock Island. Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be directed to the Dorothy Parkander Chair in Literature, Augustana College, or to St. John's Lutheran Church, Rock Island. Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com Visitation at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on October 14, 2018.

Memorials may be directed to the Dorothy Parkander Chair in Literature, Augustana College, or to St. John's Lutheran Church, Rock Island. Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com Visitation at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on October 14, 2018.

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