Death list for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 08, 2012, 5:23 pm
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Bartholomew, Gordon "Bart," 82, Sun City, Ariz., formerly East Moline.
Brown, Bonnie J., 70, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Carlson, Julie L., 53, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Claerhout, Susan Jane, 66, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Desert Hills, Scottsdale.
Clarke, Wanda, 88, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Kelly, Gracie K., 76, Davenport; Orr's, Rock Island.
Lindberg, Bonnie R., 85, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Newman, Herbert J., 67, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
O'Brien, David B., 44, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Osborn, Martin S., 74, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Stork, Patrick Charles, 48, Bancroft, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Strupp, Earl L., 93, Ridgecrest, Davenport, formerly Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Tomlinson, Susie E., 98, New Windsor; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Wetzell, Lois J., 76, Rock Falls; Garland, Tampico.

















 



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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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