Deaths for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Posted Online: April 14, 2014, 8:00 pm
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Akulow, Haline, 91, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bumphrey, Bradley Allen "Brad," 37, Port Richey, Fla., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Cooksey, Mildred "Mili" D., 83, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Florschuetz, William "Bill," 96, Sublette, Ill.; Merritt, Mendota, Ill.
Jennings, M. Phyllis, 91, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Lindquist, David G., 54, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
McIntyre, Marlene Mary, 65, Milan; Hodgson, Rock Island.
McKelvey, Ruby L., 83, Monmouth; Hoover-Hall, Monmouth.
Ore, Irene Fay, 91, Hope Creek, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Rice, Katherine E., 29, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Simms, Christopher A., 30, Princeton, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Wolf, Robert J. Sr., 78, Eldridge; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Wright, Harold E., 73, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.


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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