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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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.
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