Death list for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 24, 2013, 8:43 pm
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Donahue, Michael J. Sr., 57, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Fuller, Delores L., 79, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Gonyier, Harold D. Jr., 50, Davenport; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Holevoet, Darlene B., 92, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Howard, Dick, 85, Hampton; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Hutson, Justin W., 40, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Leonard, Eber J., 95, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Lingris, John, 89, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Lively, Margaret S., 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Meyer, Georgia L., 90, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Potter, Norman, 91, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Suiter, Rosemary, 79, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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