Death list for Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Posted Online: March 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Barringer, Georgine Florance, 47, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Collins, Margaret R., 96, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Curry, John H., 59, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
DeLoose, Dalene, 79, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Goodall, John F., 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Moore, Gary, 59, Rapids City; Esterdahl, Moline.
Murray, Rita E., 96, of Rock Island, Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Podhirny, William, 56, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Rathje, Wanda Lois, 93, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Rogers, Father Michael Joseph, 87, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sauer, Bobbie P., 68, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Schwarz, Sharon Lynn, 63, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Weaver Etzel, Marguerite "Peg" Lucille, 95, Red Wing, Minn., formerly Moline; Mahn, Red Wing.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

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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