Ruth Mitton


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Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 5:20 pm
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Ruth P. Mitton, 85, of Moline, died at 10:15 a.m. Jan. 17, 2013.
At her request, there will be no services or visitation. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Schroder Mortuary, Silvis, is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Golden was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Dubuque, Iowa, to Sherman and Blanche Letich Golden. She married Ralph Everist in 1948. She married Richard L. Mitton on Jan. 4, 1969.
She was a 60-year member of the United Methodist Church in Galena. She enjoyed genealogy and travel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents; and her brother, Dr. William Golden. She is survived by five sons, Matthew (Sue) Everist, Apopka, Fla., Mark, Blake and John Everist, Springfield, Ill., and Todd (Brenda) Mitton, Kearney, Mo.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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