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, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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