Deaths, March 28,2 013

Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:55 pm
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Barr, Janette L., 92, Sarasota, Fla., formerly Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Bettin, Dale L., 82, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Boruff, Vaughn R., 82, Buffalo Prairie; Fippinger, Aledo.
Cushman, Arabelle Rain, daughter of Charles C. Cushman IV and Melissa J. Voorhis, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
DeBock, Reva A., 88, Bettendorf; Rafferty, Moline.
DeSmet, David R. "Dave," 65, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Duncan, Shirley, 69, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Gilarski, Charles K., 86, Bettendorf, formerly Orland Park, Ill.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Guerrero, Ruben A. 68, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hampton, Louis D., 83, North Las Vegas, Nev., formerly East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kline, Edward "Eddie," 80, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Lockheart, Pamela L., 66, Houston, Texas.
Peterson, Dennis George, formerly Moline, Muscatine, Iowa, and Auburn, Wash.; Bratton, York, S.C.
Peterson, Florence O., 99, Andover; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Polaschek, Mark A., 49, Davenport; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Stozek, Mary S., 80, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Teague, Belinda, 54, Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Thomas, George K., 85, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.


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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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