Death list for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:51 pm
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Berry, Wayne A., 91, Rock Island; Runge, Davenport.
Colvin, Janet L., 66, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Cone, Wayne, 82, New Boston; Speer, Aledo.
Cross-Williams, Norma L., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Johnson, William Edward "Porter Bill," 69, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Moller, John, 73, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Odean, Robert L., 86, Phoenix, Ariz., formerly Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Ramirez, George, 72, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Rieke, Edith Marie, 82, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Riley, Walter Raymond, 85, formerly Port Byron; Abel, Phoenix, Ariz.
Stoner, Gertrude "Bobbie," 77, Davenport, formerly DeWitt, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Ziemer, Bill, 67, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.



















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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