Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Barham, Jacqueline "Jackie" M., 87, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bloom, Desyl L., 98, formerly Moline; Trimble, Moline.
DePauw, Oscar J. Sr., 77, Victoria; Stackhouse-Moore, Galva.
Dickinson, Dr. Scott, 83, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Dornbush, Betty, 84, Harbor Crest, Fulton, formerly Albany; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Dougan, George B., 95, Louisville, Colo., formerly Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Elsbury, Michael Todd, 49, Andalusia; Wendt, Moline.
Fausett, Wanda, 82, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.
Fox, Phyllis J., 77, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Heaton, Rollin A. Jr., 82, Morrison, formerly Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Holmberg, Dr. William F., 82, Rock Island and Bonita Springs, Fla.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Keeton, Velma, 83, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Lindstrom, Earl, 86, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Pisman, Patrick, 49, Davenport.
Polk, Helen Cole, 85, Peoria, Ill.
Reed, Virginia E., 84, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Salisbury, Ronald L. Sr., 76, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Tingle, Tamra Sue "Tami," 45, San Bernardino, Calif., formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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