About the Quad Cities Cruisers
Founded in the summer of 1981 as a family oriented car club,
we are dedicated to the preservation of our sport and the enjoyment of
Whether it is cruising, sock-hops, car shows, car displays, root beer
stands, meetings or picnics, the Quad Cities Cruisers will strive to see
this part of our
lives continue in as safe and fun manner as possible.
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Mark W. Border, 67, of
Rock Island, formerly of Orion, died Monday, November 25, 2019 at the
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at
St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Monday at
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline, with a masonic service at
7 p.m. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Memorials may be made to Shriners Childrenís Hospital.
Mark was born on August 9, 1952, in Davenport, IA, the son of Norman W.
and Dorothy L. (Stokes) Border. He married Denise Mathias on October 11,
1975, in Moline. He received his bachelorís degree from Western Illinois
University and a masterís degree from St. Ambrose University. Mark had
42 years of service as a U.S. Army Civilian most recently with the Army
Mark was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Orion where he served
on various committees. Mark was past chairman of Sherman Lodge 535 AF &
AM, Orion and Past chairman of the Advisory Board of Rainbow Girls. He
was a 32nd degree mason with the Scottish Rites and Coordinate Bodies
Valley of Moline. Mark was active with the Society of Manufacturing
Engineers and a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society of Western
Illinois Chapter. He also enjoyed his time with the Q.C. Cruisers.
Survivors include his wife, Denise of Rock Island; son, Nicholas
(Jennifer) Border of Orion; grandchildren, Katelyn, Caroline, and Joseph
William Border; sister, Patricia (Michael) Walters of LaGrange, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Valerie