Deaths for Friday, June 7, 2013

Posted Online: June 06, 2013, 6:40 pm
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Bennett, Dorothy J., 87, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Grohman, Lynn "Jo" Harder, 69, Jacksonville, Fla.
Kelly, Dennis E., 70, Albuquerque, N.M.; Daniels, Albuquerque.
Medema, Donna J., 80, Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan, Prophetstown, formerly Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Motley, Wilbur G., 89, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Murphy, Prudence Dee, 99, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Nusbaum, Robert K., 76, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Patterson Arrington, Maree, 80, Rosewood Care Center, Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Paulson, Daniel S., 49, formerly Moline.
Roby, Fred, 65, Milan; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Simmons, Mark L., 49, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Vandemore, Leona I., 76, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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