Obituaries for September 30, 2014
William Schroeder   October 1, 2014
Constance McComber   October 1, 2014
Karen Cooney  October 1, 2014
Thomas Williams Sr.  October 1, 2014
Roger Spiegel   October 1, 2014
Jody Loveall  October 1, 2014
Bernard Huizenga   October 1, 2014
Lillie Heath  October 1, 2014
Jacquelynn Cantero   October 1, 2014
Andrew Adams   October 1, 2014
Deborah Covault   October 1, 2014
Elizabeth Childers  October 1, 2014
Bob Brissman   October 1, 2014
Darlene Staley  October 1, 2014
Carol Keller   October 1, 2014
Patrick Johnson   October 1, 2014
June Hedquist   October 1, 2014
Chranda Eggleston   October 1, 2014
David Chambers   October 1, 2014
Marilyn Thatcher  October 1, 2014
Jean Butcher  October 1, 2014
Robert Swartz   October 1, 2014
Andrew Speer  October 1, 2014
Norma Schmidt  October 1, 2014
Virginia 'Tudy' Pohlmeyer  October 1, 2014
Marty Guilfoyle  October 1, 2014
Barbara Connelly   October 1, 2014
Richard Concannon  October 1, 2014
Marilyn 'Boots' Bohling  October 1, 2014
Lauretta Thompson  October 1, 2014
Dorothy Moyers  October 1, 2014
Doris McCracken Melton   October 1, 2014
Benjamin 'Benjie' Childs   October 1, 2014
Arnold Betcher   October 1, 2014
James Beert  October 1, 2014
Betty Weathersby  October 1, 2014
Robert Morse   October 1, 2014
Mary Ellen Sorensen  October 1, 2014
Barbara Lundahl   October 1, 2014
Barbara Jewell  October 1, 2014
Richard Ketelsen  October 1, 2014
Robert Wysoske   October 1, 2014
Daniel Spears   October 1, 2014
Constance McComber  October 1, 2014
Gerald Welbourne  October 1, 2014
Carolyn Riney   October 1, 2014
Ila Riddell   October 1, 2014
Marvin Erickson   October 1, 2014
Daniel DeBacker Jr.  October 1, 2014
Ronald Burns  October 1, 2014
Vernon Adkins  October 1, 2014
Andrew Adams  October 1, 2014
Deborah Covault  October 1, 2014
Donald Peterson  October 1, 2014
Joanne White   October 1, 2014
Carol Keller  October 1, 2014
Mary Johnson   October 1, 2014
Chranda Eggleston  October 1, 2014
Maggie Anderson   October 1, 2014
Stephen Riggens  October 1, 2014
Alva 'Ernie' Fogle Jr.   October 1, 2014
Darald Eller   October 1, 2014
Edward Green   October 1, 2014




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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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