Obituaries for September 14, 2014
Betty Seward   September 15, 2014
Terryl Helble   September 15, 2014
Vernon Minnaert   September 15, 2014
Bradley Kruger   September 15, 2014
Warren Edwards  September 15, 2014
Harold Bielema  September 15, 2014
Edith Senatra   September 15, 2014
Sadie Dobbins  September 15, 2014
Frances Roberts   September 15, 2014
Gloria Stoltenberg   September 14, 2014
Norma Rice   September 14, 2014
Barbara Reyes   September 14, 2014
Janeen Leppert   September 14, 2014
Donna Downey   September 14, 2014
Teresa Withers   September 14, 2014
Vernon Minnaert  September 14, 2014
Edith Senatra  September 14, 2014
Paul Sacco   September 14, 2014
Alfred Liddell   September 14, 2014
Albert Lestor  September 14, 2014
Joyce Lemkau   September 14, 2014
Ellen Haughey   September 14, 2014
Jewel Dunsmoor   September 14, 2014
Barbara Murrin   September 14, 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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