Harold G. Schork, 75, of Quincy, died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday (June 15, 2013) in his home. Born Oct. 25, 1937, in Monticello, Mo., Harold was a son of Karl M. and Pearl Fishback Schork. He married E. Christina "Chris" Stough Feb. 11, 1961, in Quincy. She survives. Harold attended The Crossing Church at 48th and Maine and was active with many community organizations and projects. He served on the boards of the Great River Economic Development Foundation, St. Mary Hospital, Quincy Community Foundation, United Way and the Rotary Club. In 1997, he was awarded The Distinguished Citizen of The Year by The Mississippi Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoyed golfing. Mr. Schork served his country in the United States Army. Harold was a graduate of Lewistown High School and attended Kirksville Teacher's College (Truman State University). He began his banking career in 1961 as a collector for Illinois State Bank, working his way up through the years to become president. He retired in 1997 as president of Nations Bank. In addition to his wife, Chris, survivors include a daughter, Shelly Salisbury, of Quincy; a son, Todd Schork (Ann), of Littleton, Colo.; five grandchildren, Zachary, Erin and Garth Salisbury, Bethanie and Emily Pack; two sisters, Jenny Reid (Jerry) of LaGrange, Mo., and Mary Lou Smoot of Bakersfield, Calif.; and many loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Schork was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Wayne Schork and Richard Schork; and a sister, Dorothy Spindler. SERVICES: Cremation rites have been accorded. A service to celebrate Harold's life will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday in The Crossing Church with Pastor Jim Dennis conducting. Family will meet with friends following the services at The Crossing. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, Quincy Community Foundation, The Crossing or Blessing Hospice. ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 16 to June 18, 2013