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: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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