Obituaries for April 10, 2014
Deborah Royal  April 11, 2014
Carrie Olson   April 11, 2014
Sharon Misfeldt  April 11, 2014
Lois Kistenmacher  April 11, 2014
Elizabeth 'Midge' Downey   April 11, 2014
Harold Sharp   April 11, 2014
Wanda Francis   April 11, 2014
David Bost   April 11, 2014
James Ardapple  April 11, 2014
Roman Wakula  April 11, 2014
Grace DeMeyer   April 11, 2014
Elizabeth Weber   April 11, 2014
Connie 'Sarge' Tapscott   April 11, 2014
Clifford Stewart   April 11, 2014
Helen Laity  April 11, 2014
Kristin Schwarz   April 10, 2014
Larry Maxwell   April 10, 2014
Conrad Lewis   April 10, 2014
Robert Lamphier   April 10, 2014
Marjorie Hudgens  April 10, 2014
Eleanor Adams  April 10, 2014
Rose Robinson   April 10, 2014
Larry Neuleib   April 10, 2014
Robert Kinnan  April 10, 2014
James 'The Rev' Jones   April 10, 2014
Iris Cashman Anderson  April 10, 2014
Marilyn Burklund   April 10, 2014
Briella Bliss   April 10, 2014
Michael Baugher   April 10, 2014
Leslie Stout Sr.   April 10, 2014
Connie 'Sarge' Tapscott  April 10, 2014
Janette Farrar   April 10, 2014
Raymond Brown  April 10, 2014
Janie Bloomer   April 10, 2014
Kelly Wynn  April 10, 2014
Bernice Studer   April 10, 2014
Carl Raskie   April 10, 2014
James Jones   April 10, 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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