Deaths, Nov. 22, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 5:25 pm
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Aldeman, Ronald K., 72, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Alexander, Eileen Thomas Crosby, 69, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Asquith, Dolores E., 96, Moline, formerly of Reynolds; Wheelan-Pressly, Reynolds.
Bouldin, Shelvy Jean, 52, McMinnville, Tenn.; Gardens of Memory, McMinnville.
Carter, Ellen D., 59, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jones, Nancy A., 60, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Kramer, Arthur, 101, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Norris, Charles R. "Chuck," 87, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island,
Schaubroeck, Ann M., 61, of Pleasant Valley; Runge, Davenport.
Searle, Howard B., 84, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Willey, Donna Jean, 85, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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