Death list for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:12 pm
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Andeppa, Mary, 91, Rock Island, formerly Savannah, Ga.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bauman, Richard T., 71, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Borden, Judith Ann Noll, 68, formerly Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Buxbaum, Robert E. Jr., 49, Rock Island; Esterdahl, Moline.
Cooper, Pearl E., 101, Hampton; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Cupp, James Joseph, 64, Coal City, Ill., formerly the Quad-Cities area; Ferrari, Coal City.
Curtis, Mary Angela "Angie" Farber, 80, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Day, Marjorie, 87, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Hatch, Marilyn I., 82, Victoria, Ill.; Rux, Galva.
Kelley, Dorothy A., Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kemmann, Thomas Paul, 74, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Lockett, Gary E., 59, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Noah, Constance S., 88, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Noble, G. Gail, 76, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Rush, Robert Lewis, 63, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Ryan, Heather L., 36, formerly Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Sharp, Donald, 78, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Showers, Eldon R., 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Uzelac, Michael Wayne, 60, Rock Island; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Villagomez, Jose "Ralph," 85, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Workman, Ronald C., 81, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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