Deaths, Feb. 12, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 7:18 pm
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Andress, E. Pauline, 91, Moline; Speer, Aledo.
Booker, Samuel, 90, Rock Island; Weerts, Davenport.
Bryan, Jay B., 97, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Chambers, Clifford D., 79, Galesburg; Rux, Galva.
Duncan, James, 90, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Evinoff, Leanna M., 86, Dumas, Texas; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Faso, Anton J., 98, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
McMahon, Jane A., 73, Maquoketa, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Newsom, Connie Jo., 61, Goose Lake, Iowa; Pape, Clinton, Iowa.
Nguyen, Tan Van, 68, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Ross, Pearlie Mae, 77, York, Pa.; Boulding, York.
Schultz, Louise Nadine, 84, Safety Harbor, Fla., formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Seamans, Ruth, 92, Tucson, Ariz.; Farley, Estes and Dowdle; Battle Creek, Mich.
Stabler, Donald Jesse, 82, Neponset; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Trudell, Mary A., 78, Fremont, Calif., formerly Cambridge; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Waggoner, Regina, 59, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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