Death list for Monday, March 18, 2013

Posted Online: March 17, 2013, 7:56 pm
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Boelens, Arthur F., 89, Annawan; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Butts, Charles Monroe, 80, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Carr, Neil, 78, Walnut; Garland, Walnut.
Husted, Garland L., 80, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kolleck, Naomi L., 94, Vista, Calif., formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Krutsinger, Jesse, 87, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Lindquist, Robert R. "Bob," 85, Andover; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Murdock, Grace Eleanor, 94, Springfield, Ill.; Curry, Pawnee, Ill.


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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