Death list for Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 17, 2012, 5:39 pm
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Allen, Lynne S., 57, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Bassett, Gloria, 86, Davenport; Trimble, Moline.
DeBaillie, Richard J. "Dick," 81, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Gobin, Danny Ray, 54, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Hinkle, John D., 78, formerly Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Kennedy, Mildred, 65, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
McDaniel, Lisa, 24, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Moose, Dorothy L., 94, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Shull, Nancy Ann, 75, New Windsor.
Spors, Teresa "T," 55, LeClaire, formerly Edgerton, Wis.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Wakeland, Joseph C., 86, New Boston; Bewley, Aledo.

















 



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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.
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