Deaths, Nov. 30, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 5:53 pm
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Adams, Stephen P. "SPA," 64, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Attwood, Michael T., 62, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Edwards, Charles A., 91, East Moline, formerly of Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Francis, Betty Y., 91, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Hambelton, James "Terry," 74, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Hasselman, Rose Ann, 52, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Schulte, Rev. Carl, C.M., 92, Perryville, Mo., formerly of East Moline.
Sieberg, JoAnn Constance Guyer, 71, Albany, formerly from Madelia, Minn.; McDonald, Fulton.
Smith, Marcia A., 59, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Stewart, Augusta L. "Gustie," 97, Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Thompson, Robert E., 72, Lufkin, Texas, formerly of East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Tresnjic, Anica, 86, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Zindel, Ruth M., 84, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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