Deaths, Jan. 18, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 5:21 pm
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Baddgor, Jeffrey D., 54, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Blanks, Verdia Mae, 89, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Burrage, Lue Ann, 55, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Carlton, Alice M., 70, Rock Island; Runge, Davenoprt.
Chaney, Maryon, 90, Orlando, Fla.; Esterdahl, Moline.
Doxstader, Harland Theodore "Ted," 81, Macomb, Ill.; Clugston-Tibbitts, Macomb.
Hoffman, Judy, 68, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Holland, Wayne H., 64, of Apple River, Ill.; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Hynes, Barb, 76, Milan; DeRoo, Moline.
Gibson, Marvis, 67, Bettendorf; DeRoo, Moline.
Jackson, Ruthie J., 75, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Jacobs, Jack R., 81, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Kaul, Deb, 63, Franklin, Wis., formerly Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Lee, Gary Dean, 54, Long Grove; Runge, Davenport.
Long, Norma J., 92, Coventry Apartments, Rock Island, formerly Clinton, Iowa; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Mairet, Theresa, 85, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
McClanahan, Gerald "Jerry" W., 71, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Mitton, Ruth P., 85, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Monson, Michael V., 30, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Parish, Dwain P., 57, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Sibley, Virginia Florence, 97, Rock Falls, formerly Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.


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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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