Obituaries for September 16, 2014
Helen Potach  September 17, 2014
Ann McCarthy Weber  September 17, 2014
Dale Lightfoot   September 17, 2014
Steven Jockisch   September 17, 2014
Lailiana Hickman  September 17, 2014
Ruth Farnsworth   September 17, 2014
Annetta Berger  September 17, 2014
Mary Thomas   September 17, 2014
Reuben Lempke   September 17, 2014
Warren Edwards   September 17, 2014
Robert Cewe   September 17, 2014
Carl 'Mickey' Brennan   September 17, 2014
Harold Bielema   September 17, 2014
Leo 'Tip' Cooksey  September 17, 2014
Thomas Lingris  September 17, 2014
Margie McIntire   September 17, 2014
Albert Lestor   September 17, 2014
Leona Kean   September 17, 2014
Gilbert Skalet   September 17, 2014
Dale Scalf   September 17, 2014
Barbara Exbom Thompson   September 17, 2014
Henry DeMay  September 17, 2014
Margaret Vance   September 16, 2014
Janilou 'Jane' Foster   September 16, 2014
Rose Marie Edgerton   September 16, 2014
Jane Pauwels   September 16, 2014
Helen Crabtree  September 16, 2014
Joel Cozad  September 16, 2014
Carl Brennan  September 16, 2014
Darlene Caudill   September 16, 2014
Doris Yates-Wren   September 16, 2014
Frederick 'Rick' Stahr III   September 16, 2014
Margie McIntire  September 16, 2014
Sadie 'Irene' Dobbins  September 16, 2014
Mary Anguiano   September 16, 2014
Barbara Exbom Thompson  September 16, 2014
Mary Atkinson  September 16, 2014




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  Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.






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