Death list for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 16, 2012, 5:34 pm
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Currier, Berneice D., 95, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Dengler, Loretta I., 94, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Getty, Terrence A., 67, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Johnson, Julia E., 96, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
King, Beverly J., 86, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Kopf, Catherine A., 55, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Little, Judith "Judy" Ann, 74, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Marlier, Gary Lee, 73, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Owens, Liliane T., 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schoene, Lois A., 84, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Ward, Carolyn M., 73, Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
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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