Death list for Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 6:00 pm
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Dehring, Phyllis Joann, The Villages, Fla., formerly East Moline and Kalamazoo, Mich.; Langeland, Kalamazoo.
Gedde, Adalyn Marie, 4 months, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Ingram, Brenda K., 62, South Jacksonville, Ill., formerly Murrayville, Ill.; Williamson, Jacksonville.
Jones, Amelia D., 89, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Lindquist, Verna M., 93, formerly Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Meier, Timothy C. Sr., 65, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Nelson, Jack T., 79, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Orton, Opal B., 82, St. Mary Healthcare and Rehab Center, Davenport; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Rebert, Leona M., 82, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Rosemeyer, Susan, 59, Davenport, Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Saldivar, Celia P., 93, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Stulir, Viola "Vi," 95, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Vollert, Dorothy M., 95, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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