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 Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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