Deaths, Jan. 23, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Anderson, John T. "Jack," 86, Moline, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Andich, Beverly A., 86, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bell, Jack B. Jr., 55, Durant; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Brown, Ceola "Lucille," 85, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Frey, Janet L. Laude Lauro, 86, Deerfield Beach, Fla., formerly Rock Island, and Dubuque, Iowa; Kraeer-Becker, Deerfield Beach.
Glassburn, Margaret, 94, Tampico; Garland, Tampico.
Greer, William "Bill" J., 77, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Hall, Hugh H., 88, Geneseo; Schroder, Colona.
Herrera, Juan, 66, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Horn, Anna, 83, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Krantz, Gretchen A., 82, Aurora, Ill., formerly Moline; Daleiden, Aurora.
Kugler, Davey Lee, 50, Benton, Ill; Morton & Johnston, Benton.
Lauritsen, William H., 96, Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Pleasant Valley; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lohman, Herbert Sherman, 97, Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Lundahl, Betty Lindy, Hammond, Ind.; Kuiper, Highland, Ind.
McCutcheon, Ann Marie, 76, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Davenport.
Medley, Jeannette L., 86, Cambridge, formerly Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Osborn, Gladys A., 85, Silvis, formerly Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Radford, Harold R., 96, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Schaver, Vivian M., 85, formerly Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Schmidt, Edna, 96, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Schreck, Freida, 95, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Swift, Betty L., 85, formerly East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Waul, Kenneth J., 71, formerly Dubuque, Iowa, and Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Werderman, Earl "Jim" E., 93, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.


Local events heading

  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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