Deaths, Dec. 28, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Boland, John S., 97, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Burkle, Joyce D., 85, Altoona, Iowa, formerly Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Castaneda, Elaine, 75, Carbon Cliff; Schroder, Silvis.
Daggett, Danny E., 66, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Drayer, Donald H., 92, Louisville, Ky., formerly East Moline; Arch L. Heady & Son, Louisville.
Edens, Mary, 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Flynn, Norma, 88, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Fortin, Alonzo P. Jr., 80, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Jacks, Leona M., 84, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Jensen, Irene J., 96, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Keegan, Rodney J., 58, Grand Mound, Iowa; Schultz, DeWitt, Iowa.
Miller, Thomas, 62, Milan; Esterdahl, Moline.
Orlandi, Deno, 100, Mark, Ill.; Dysart-Cofoid, Granville, Ill.
Pittser, Verle M., 89, Hope Creek, East Moline, formerly Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Samuelson, Richard L., 72, Taylor Ridge; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Ulman, Marjorie A., 87, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Van Wassenhove, Allie "Boots," 81, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
White, Imelda M., 74, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.


Local events heading

  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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