Deaths, March 2, 2013

Posted Online: March 01, 2013, 6:20 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Bates, Brenda L., 61, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Churchill, Bill, 78, Cordova; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Croegaert, Shirley J., Annawan; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Dirth, Gerald E. "Jerry," 74, of Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Harker, Sharon Anne, 79, Kewanee; First Christian, Kewanee.
Jackson, Gloria F., 78, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Mulloy, Joel Jay, 61, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Pearson, Patricia, 80, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Rohwer, Ruth R., 90, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Rolfes, Jay G., 48, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Schneckloth, Dean M., 72, of Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Tinker, Vivian, 91, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

(More History)