Death list for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:28 pm
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Carlin, Joanne J., 78, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Cassidy, John Patrick, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Craig, Betty M., 84, Davenport, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Dvorak, Richard M., 56, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Graham, Beverlee A., 63, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Harland, Ronald Joseph, 61, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hawk, George W., 90, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Kuhlmann, Frances A., 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Kvapil, John R., 78, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Lyon, David W., 55, Littleton, Colo., formerly East Moline.
McGuiness, Dr. Dan, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Nimrick, Beverly J., 80, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Sandholm, William E., 89, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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