Death list for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Carr, Joyce LaVaun, 87, Nevada, Mo.; Ferry, Nevada.
Catour, Cheryl, 57, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
DeVlieger, Elizabeth Marie, 88, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Dies, Daniel J., 59, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Fair, James C. "Cap," 95, Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo.
Fuller, Delores L., 79, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Halfmann, Sr. Azaria, OSF, 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hegwood, Don E., 86, Rapids City; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Hovey, Ida Grace, 81, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Lawson, Betty I., 77, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Lenaghan, Terrence P., 90, Rock Island, formerly Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lerch, Dorothy Jean, 85, Bettendorf, formerly Coal Valley; Rafferty, Moline.
Maury, Lenton L., 86, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
McElroy, Lorraine E., 93, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Paarmann, Ralph E., 88, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Underwood, Charlotte L., 74, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wales, Rocky A., 59, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.

















 



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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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