Obituaries for April 19, 2014
William Thorndyke   April 20, 2014
Edward Studeny  April 20, 2014
Lillian Smithe   April 20, 2014
Gary Ray  April 20, 2014
James Perry Sr.   April 20, 2014
Lorraine Oberhaus   April 20, 2014
Leonarda Nykoluk   April 20, 2014
Ralph Mundhank   April 20, 2014
Justin 'Bubba' Brummett  April 20, 2014
Linda 'Lollyboo' Brooks  April 20, 2014
Adalia Wade  April 20, 2014
Robert Verschoore   April 20, 2014
Greg Schurke  April 20, 2014
Wayne Mueller   April 20, 2014
Mildred Johnson   April 20, 2014
Bernice Johnson  April 20, 2014
Barbara Grymonprez  April 20, 2014
Margarita Tapia-Acosta   April 20, 2014
Kenneth Mackey  April 20, 2014
Geraldine Trobaugh   April 20, 2014
Karen Schnoebelen  April 20, 2014
Jayne Linson   April 20, 2014
Mildred Dahm  April 20, 2014
Geraldine Towner   April 20, 2014
James Perry Sr.  April 19, 2014
Patricia Parris   April 19, 2014
Leonarda Nykoluk  April 19, 2014
Jean Mueller   April 19, 2014
Ann Hamilton  April 19, 2014
Eric Dorman  April 19, 2014
Adalia Wade  April 19, 2014
Robert Verschoore  April 19, 2014
Marvin Sunken   April 19, 2014
Peggy Kuehl   April 19, 2014
Eleanor Douglas   April 19, 2014
Boyd Davis   April 19, 2014
Dorothy Lister   April 19, 2014
Albert DeClercq   April 19, 2014
Susan Taylor Brems  April 19, 2014
Roxanne Lampkin   April 19, 2014
Geraldine Trobaugh  April 19, 2014




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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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