Deaths, Nov. 6, 2013

Posted Online: Nov. 05, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Barnum, Frank E., 85, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Carlson, Michael Peter, 62, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Carrol, Russell P., 84, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Case, Tarah L., 36, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Faison, Charles, 83, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Fenwick, Virginia W., 88, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Ghys, Francis, 72, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Hamilton, Martha May, 85, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Hedlund, Marjorie Ann "Marge" Meier, 86, Rockford; Fitzgerald, Rockford.
Lindstrom, Charlotte Haller, 87, Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, Rock Island and Minnesota; Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen, Dubuque.
Malamphy, Robert Thomas, 54, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Marin, Sergio, 61, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Moore, Dorothy J., 85, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Nye, Marilyn J., 82, Tiskilwa; Norberg, Princeton.
Simatovich, Violet L., 93, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Smith, Marilyn M., 78, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Sullivan, Shirley, 76, Davenport; Orr's, Rock Island.
Tate, Melinda, formerly of Davenport.
Wennlund, Fred E., Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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