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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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