Death list for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 12, 2013, 5:05 pm
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Booker, Samuel, 90, Rock Island, formerly Chicago; Trimble, Moline.
Cooper, Norma Jean, 80, Swedona, formerly Lynn Center; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Crummy, Jane, 91, Viola; Dennison, Viola.
Dillow, Marilyn E., 82, Dixon; McDonald, Rock Falls.
Dvorak, Philip J., 81, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Gustafson, James "Jamie," 67, Albuquerque, N.M., formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Dryoel, Eugenia M., 93, East Moline, formerly Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Ganahl, Frances I., 93, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Haertjens, Nancy Jo, 52, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Heaton, Helen, 92, Genoa City, Wis., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hengl, Malakai Andrew, son of Trisha Hengl and Gary Atkins, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Holstrom, Lylah Marie Larson, 80, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
James, Charles McCoy, 61, Arizona, formerly the Quad-Cities; Esterdahl, Moline.
Klabunde, Vernon, 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Lord, William, 69, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Mitchell, Lucille Anne, 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Oldham, Kristi Lynn, 42, Walcott; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
VanWinkle, Herman, 78, Milan; Schroder, Silvis.
Wildermuth, Wanda, 90, formerly Moline; Hursen, Hillside, Ill.

















 



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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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