Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:41 pm
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Archibald, Charles L. "Chike," 84, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Carolan, Anna Mae Berry, 80, formerly Rock Island.
Cernovich, Shirley A., 82, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
DeArmond, Ronald W., 75, formerly Rapids City; Trimble, Moline.
Frits, David E., 57, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Karwath, Raymond, 80, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Lashbrook, Robert E., 83, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Lemen, Robert E. "Bob," 80, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
McDaniel, Marie, 92, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Mihevic, Joseph A., 59, Eldridge; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Moore, Gary, 67, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Shaffer, Phyllis Ann, 75, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wolever, June E., 87, Moline; Rafferty, Moline


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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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