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 Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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