Deaths, Nov. 9, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 08, 2012, 6:19 pm
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Goodrow, Robert "Bob" H., 85, East Moline, formerly of Savanna, Ill.; Law-Jones, Savanna.
Hall, Dorothy Pauline, 83, Sherrard; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Haynes, Elizabeth "Liz" K., 40, Pagosa Springs, Colo., formerly of Andover; Stork Family, Lakewood, Colo.
Herron, Steven T., 54, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Koberg, Bernice A., 89, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Lackey, Joy A., 81, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Lehmann, William G., 97, Sachse, Texas, formerly of Lake Zurich, Ill.
Riley, Susan, 39, Moline; Raffety, Moline.
Strohbehn, Margaret J., 81, Donahue; Weerts, Davenport.
VanOpdorp, Kenneth R., 88, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Wendler, Eleanore M., 87, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Wittevrongel, Paul E. Jr., Durango, Colo.; Hood, Durango.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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