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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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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