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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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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