Deaths for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Posted Online: April 08, 2014, 9:16 pm
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Isbell, Michael, 59, Dallas, Texas, formerly of Moline.
Lamphier, Robert W., 52, rural Princeton, Iowa; Chambers, Eldridge.
Loter, Margaret A., 93, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Martin, Charlotte L., 97, Cumberland, British Columbia, Canada; Piercy's-Mount Washington, Courtenay, British Columbia.
McDaniel, Deborah K., 63, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Robinson, Rose M., 97, formerly of Hampton; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Schubert, Constance "Connie" L., 61, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Studer, Bernice, 96, formerly of Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Usrey, Grady C., 67, Cambridge; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Vetter, Alan, 60, Rock Island; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Wakula, Roman, 90, Silvis; DeRoo, Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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