Deaths, April 2, 2013


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Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 7:54 pm
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Baker, Earl John, 77, Blaine, Wash., formerly of Rock Island; Sig's Alternative, Bellingham, Wash.
Baker, Louise A. "Noonie," 92, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Harmon, Andrew G., 66, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Henderliter, Dale J., 56, Zearing, Ill.; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Horn, Carol, 41, Galesburg, formerly of Galva; Rux, Galva.
Kepple, Greeta, 78, Barstow; Schroder, Silvis.
Kretschmar Biasella, Helen E., 93, Bickford Cottage, Moline, formerly Chicago Heights, Ill.; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Lambert, Velma M., 90, West Liberty, Iowa, formerly Eliza; Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis, Muscatine.
Lockhart, Theo Belle, 78, formerly Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Reed, Darrin L., 44, Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Reiss, Kristin T., 38, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Rountree, Ruth A., 80, New Windsor; Dennison, Viola.
Schafer, Celia L., 94, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Vegter-Kiner, Elizabeth, 86, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Whipple, Gunner Nicholas Walter, 6 weeks, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Williams, Robert E., 91, Bettendorf, formerly of East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Zukas, John G., 69, Oregon, Ohio; Eggleston Meinert & Pavley, Oregon.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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