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

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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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