Death list for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:28 pm
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Abbott, Helen Irene "G.G.," 90, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Beam, Joyce E., 84, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Beaman, Linda L., 68, Dixon, Iowa; Weerts, Davenport.
Brown, Joyce Jordon, 65, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Coonts, Rosellen L., 65, Buffalo; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Cross, Steven A., 56, Morrison; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Frandsen, Maureen Clare, 80, LeClaire, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Handley, Robert Harold, 86, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Hudelson, Robert, 66, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Iverson, Lyle S., 88, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Janicki, Joseph M., 96, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Johnson, Robert C., 93, Aledo, formerly Keithsburg; Fippinger, Aledo.
Nitz-Pairrett, Christine "Chris," 53, Phoenix, Ariz.; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Peterson, Frederica B., 91, formerly Orion.
Replogle, William J. "Roger," 69, Milan; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Ripperton, Clayton, 80, Silvis; Trimble, Moline.
Swick, John E., 45, Naples, Fla., formerly Coal Valley.
Testroet, Susan K., 56, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Walker, Dennis L. "Sarge," 89, High Point, N.C.; Sechrest, High Point.


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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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