Deaths, Jan. 3, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 6:03 pm
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Allison, Jillane K., 60, Carbondale, Ill.; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Anderson, Martha M., 89, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Appleman, John "Tony," 52, Baton Rouge, La., formerly Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Barnes, Gevernia M., 81, Springfield, Ohio, formerly Bettendorf.
Belser, Mildred F., 104, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Caldwell, Violet A., 76, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Campbell, Bryce Allen, 15, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Cooper, Mearlene, 77, Hampton; Wendt, Moline.
Crawford, Peggy E., 72, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
DeMay, Marjorie L., 88, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Esslinger, Hal H., 58, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Farwell, Tina Mae, 67, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Hampton, Mary F., 95, Colona, formerly of Toulon; Toulon, Toulon.
Jamison, Robert A., 63, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Johnson, Rev. Wayne L., 93, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Lampkin, Oddie, 78, Clarksville, Tenn., formerly of the Quad Cities; Foston, Clarksville.
Lawrence, Margret E., 82, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Mayhew, Mabel, 91, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
McKenna McKinney, Kathryn M., 94, Prophetstown; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Morel, Gene G., 74, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Nichols, Jeneane "J" Pearl, Atwater, Calif., formerly Rock Island.
Ochkie, Rita, 67, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Parker, Mary A., 82, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Payne, Robert "Bob" C., 60, Edgington, formerly Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Perry, Claudia, 68, Orion; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Vargas, Lucy, 82, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Williams, Edith, 82, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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