Deaths, Dec. 27, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 26, 2012, 7:02 pm
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Beserra, Severiana V., 83, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Besse, Rodney E., 74, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Carlson, Vernon C. "Vern," 68, Rock Island, formerly Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
DeMay, Francis A., 74, Prophetstown; McDonald, Prophetstown.
Gibson, Jerry W., 68, Milan; Dennison, Viola.
Greer, Betty Jane, 89, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Haan, Robert, 89, Harbor Crest, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Henkhaus, Lynne Marie Kinate, 68, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hornbuckle, Rochelle Lynn, 65, Morton, formerly of Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Johnson, Sherry K., 69, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Lerch, Barbara J., 81, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Ott, Mary C., 85, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Poelvoorde, Margaret Y., 89, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Reddick, Darrell Wayne, 74, Andover; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Ruiz, Frances L., 85, Hope Creek, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Russell, Carolyn L., 69, New Boston; Fippinger, Aledo.
Santee, Frances L., 85, Colona, formerly of Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Schwener, Barbara, 80, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sedder, Donald R., 67, Milan; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Smith, Raymond H., 46, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Stewart, Larry N., 65, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Sturgill, James E., 96, Aledo Rehab and Healthcare; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Tonkinson, John S., 67, Rock Island, formerly Geneseo and Princeton; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Van Bunnen, Anna, 88, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wamsley, Brad W., 49, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Watson, Ireta E., 80, formerly Moline and Coal Valley; Trimble, Moline.
Wetteland, Karen, 68, Donahue; McGinnis-Chambers-Bettendorf.
Wynn, Wayne E., 86, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.



















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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