Death list for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Chapman, Sylvia E., 94, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Lovelace, Richard N. "Dick," 77, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Olson, Frank W., 72, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Praught, Urban "Tony," 79, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Rahn, Donna L., 78, rural Atkinson; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Spivey, Lyle, 80, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.
Warren, Audrey L., 83, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.


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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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