Obituaries for April 13, 2014
Eddie Terrell  April 14, 2014
Deagon Medlock   April 14, 2014
Beverly Amhof  April 14, 2014
Harvey Whipple  April 14, 2014
Lawrence Steele   April 14, 2014
Eleanor Johnson   April 14, 2014
Janice Currie   April 14, 2014
Donald LaMay  April 14, 2014
Elsie Duranso   April 14, 2014
Judy Sunderbruch   April 13, 2014
Alice Schmitt   April 13, 2014
Sharon Misfeldt   April 13, 2014
Deagon Medlock  April 13, 2014
Violet Kirschenman   April 13, 2014
Harold Jones  April 13, 2014
Franch Jackson Jr.  April 13, 2014
Gay Isaacson Hoyt   April 13, 2014
Lois Fitzgerald   April 13, 2014
Charles Dickens  April 13, 2014
Bessie Valeria Cagle   April 13, 2014
Marliene Berglund Morgan   April 13, 2014
Margaret Ellen Welsh  April 13, 2014
Lawrence Steele  April 13, 2014
Arden Reisenbigler   April 13, 2014
Tereasa McCalmont   April 13, 2014
Mildred Cavanaugh  April 13, 2014
Patrick Schmid   April 13, 2014
Helen Radmacher Laity   April 13, 2014
Elsie Duranso  April 13, 2014
D. Michael Atkinson  April 13, 2014
Donna Reynolds   April 13, 2014
William Lambrecht   April 13, 2014
Dale Kinney   April 13, 2014
Bruce Hurley  April 13, 2014
Helen Almanza   April 13, 2014




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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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