Deaths for Monday, July 14, 2014

Posted Online: July 13, 2014, 8:48 pm
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Connell, Eugene E., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Farnsworth, Robert, 80, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Jackson, Rashawn L. Jr., infant son of Rashwan and Donisha Crawford Jackson, East Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
James, Jack W., 86, formerly of Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Mitchell, Freda M., 89, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Munoz, Marie E. "Mary," 66, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Naber, Janice, 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Severtsgaard, Ronald J., 62, of Apollo Beach, Fla., formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


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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