Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:42 pm
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Bolt, Eudella "Dell," 94, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Briggs, Kyle James, 27, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Brown, Vera Mae, 96, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Brus, Marie Schulz, 91, formerly Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Butler, Kobe Joe, infant son of Joseph Butler Jr. and Amber Reicks, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Connolly, Viva S., 94, Harbor Crest, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Fuller, Martina "Marty" Adeline, 76, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Holladay, Dorothy, 84, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Jamison, Andrei, 63, Sterling, formerly East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Jevons, Stephen Preston, 77, Terrell, Texas, formerly Moline; Anderson-Clayton Bros., Terrell.
Johnson, Winifred, 91, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Marselle, Joseph, 33, Stoughton, Wis., formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
McDonnell, Thomas R., 60, Lynn Center; Esterdahl, Moline.
Morris, Robert W., 65, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Nelson, Lois M., 93, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Newberg, Arlington "Arlie" McCarl III, 70, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Parr, Betty M., 74, Kewanee, formerly East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Poston, Raymond A., 72, Walcott; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Russell, Robert C., 57, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Secoy, Warren D., Jr., 76, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Shafer, Betty J., 82, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Stewart, Richard Henry, 86, Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Taber, Patience Delight, 33, Washington, Ill.; Deiters, Washington.

















 



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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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