Deaths, March 15, 2014

Posted Online: March 14, 2014, 5:32 pm
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Dalton, Erma D., 93, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Eberts, Karen L., 71, Oquawka, formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Fellner, Arlo G., 68, Valdosta, Ga.; Runge, Davenport.
Fowler, Mary E., 89, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Goulett, Maureen "Charley," 67, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Griffin, B. Diane, 47, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Hudson, John W., 72, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Jones, Janet M., 78, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
McGowan, Virginia L., 77, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Payne, Philip E., 92, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Reando, Stephen L. "Steve," 52, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Rechterman, Pearl A., 93, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Ridgeway, Louise, 102, Silvis; Pedrick, Keosauqua, Iowa.
Rusk, Thomas C. Sr., 67, Kewanee.
Stanger, Harold "Butch," 77, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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