Death list for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 6:10 pm
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Adams, Virginia R., 97, formerly East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Adkins, Ryan L., 52, Bourbonnais, Ill., formerly Atkinson; Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville, Wilmington, Ill.
Buckner, David Michael, 36, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
DeLille, Madeline M., 97, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Johnston, Frances D., 94, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Jordan, Olga, 97, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Malamphy, Joyce, 56, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Rowe, Dorothy A., 92, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Samberg, Chad T., 38, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schriver, Majel L., 83, Illini Restorative Care, Silvis, formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Shanks, Norris Dean, 68, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Snyder, Lola A., 86, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Van Eaton, Pauline, 93, Heartland Healthcare, Moline, formerly Rock Island; 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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