Calvin E. Powell

May 14, 1919July 10, 2014

Calvin E. Powell, 95, a lifetime resident of Blue Grass, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Blue Grass Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be from 9:30 – 11:00 AM Monday at the church. Burial will be at Blue Grass Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Online condolences may be expressed at Mr. Powell was born May 14, 1919 in Mitchell, SD, a son of Ernest and Nellie (Moore) Powell. On September 8, 1940 he married Velma Alt in Davenport. She preceded him in death in 2000. He was employed by Alcoa, retiring in 1981. His memberships included Blue Grass Presbyterian Church, Blue Grass Community and Lions Clubs and the Masonic Lodge. He had served as a councilman in Blue Grass. He enjoyed coffee at the Walcott McDonalds and early morning walks. Survivors include: sons, Gary (Debbie) and Rich (Linda); grandchildren: Christy (Robert) Sheeder, Scott (Kim) Powell, Vicki (Bob) Heskett, and Rob (Julia) Powell; and ten great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.


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Millie Powell

March 15, 2015

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

(Your Dad was related to my late husband Harold Powell)We lost contact with them many years ago.

July 12, 2014

Davenport masonic lodge 37 wouldlike to express our sadness at the loss of our member Calivn