Deaths, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 5:17 pm
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Braud, Charles, 66, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Brundies, Beverly M., 68, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Corsiglia, Adrienne E., 36, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Dada, Aisha, 50, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Diedrick, Delmar Henry Anthony, 93, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Ferguson, Hugh T., 92, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Malmstrom, Richard "Ike" Inman, S.C.; Petty, Landrum, S.C.
Michalik, Andrew F. "Snooks," 84, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Moreno, Anthony Jr., 77, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Olson, Carl H. Jr., 88, Batavia, Ill., formerly Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Ryan, Joan, 83, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Stratton, Harold L., 92, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Williams, Leota M., 87, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Yelm, Donna R., 69, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.


Local events heading

  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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