Death list for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:24 pm
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Bates, Mervin Harvey "Mike," 91, Cape Coral, Fla., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Coblentz, William "Bill," 93, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Collins Leuntjens, Ellen Marie, 73, Bettendorf, formerly Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Craig, Harlan C., 88, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hood, John Elmore, 95, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Luebbe, Dwayne E., 78, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Meldrum, Vernon R., 69, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Neuhaus, Crystal Lynn, 52, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
O'Brien, Lola D., 82, Port Byron; Wendt, Moline.
Pressly, Charlotte E., 88, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Randall, Reginald L., 60, Milan, formerly Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Randles, Barbara D., 73, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Roman, Marguerite E., 101, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Senica, Adolph J. "Cookie," 99 formerly of Oglesby, Ill.; Shields, Oglesby.
Smith, Shay Olds, 37, the Quad-Cities; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
York, Martin A. "Sonny," 79, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.
Zinsli, Jean A., 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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