Death list for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Baumunk, Lois J., 76, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
David, Richard L. "Dick," 72, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Emerson, Lois I., 67, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Erwin, Sandra Kae, 68, Ottawa, Ill.; Ottawa, Ottawa.
Hagan, Joseph W. "Joe," 89, Galesburg, formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hand, Barbara B., 86, Fulton; McDonald, Fulton.
Herren, Dorothy Darlene, 91, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kemble Ray, Barbara J., 60, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Linville, Peter A., 68, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Parsons, Jean A., 84, Hampton; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Price, Thomas L. "Tip," 74, rural Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rigg, Trent R., 59, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


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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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