Death list for Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2013, 7:28 pm
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Anderson, Everett 'Lefty,' 95, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Atchison, Alice L, 96, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Boomershine, Daniel L., 72, East Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Brown, Michael A., 62, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Brown, Willard, 65, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Chaney, Judy L., 60, Cocoa Beach, Fla.
Exline, Larry Dwayne, 69, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Frank, Lyle S., 94, formerly of Tampico; McDonald, Prophetstown.
Hilligoss, Kathryn Isabel, 91, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Lee, Jeffie J., 73, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Schmidt, Jordan, 15, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Williams, Gerald G. "Jerry," 84, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Zemelka, Dr. Wayne, 77, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.


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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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