Obituaries for April 20, 2014
Gary Ray   April 21, 2014
Arlo Petersen  April 21, 2014
Clarence 'Dolly' Parton  April 21, 2014
Jane Mravinac  April 21, 2014
Elvert Loose  April 21, 2014
Carol Feeney  April 21, 2014
Betty Dirksen  April 21, 2014
Justin 'Bubba' Brummett   April 21, 2014
Henrietta Wiebenga  April 21, 2014
Arthur Schultz  April 21, 2014
John 'Jack' Baraks  April 21, 2014
Patricia Adrian  April 21, 2014
Robert O'Connor  April 21, 2014
Rosa Wilt-Hecht  April 21, 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




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  Today is Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Never in the history of Rock Island was there such a demand for houses as at present. Our city is suffering for the want of suitable tenement houses.

1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.




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