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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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.

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