Death list for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 13, 2012, 5:57 pm
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Bergstrand, Robert Walter "Bob," 92, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Brock, Kenneth Jay Sr., 62, Coral Springs, Fla., formerly Carrier Mills, Ill., and Moline.
Glover, Kenneth A., 71, Donahue; Chambers, Eldridge.
Gordon, Randy K., 61; Tezak's, Joliet, Ill.
Knowles, Evelyn J., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Olson, Lucille A., 80, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Pratt, Bernadene, 92, Neponset; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Siemers, Ronald Leo "Ron," 55, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.

















 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
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