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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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