Deaths, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 8:14 pm
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Bentley, John H., 78, Davenport; Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Black, Irving R., 85, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island.
Bush, Kathryn, 91, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes Ltd., Fulton.
Hirl, Lorna, 85, Davenport; Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Houser, Jennifer F., 37, Princeton, Iowa; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Hulsart, Peggy A., 67, Moline; DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline.
Manning, Leona Mary, 90, Johnston, Iowa; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Martens, Lavonne A. "Bonnie," 81, of Savanna, Ill.; Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna, Ill.
Redman, Danny L., 54, Coal Valley; Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley.
Rohlk, Helen M., 95, Bettendorf; Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Thomas, Hazel J., 81, Colona; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
Willey, Vittoria Wyatt, newborn, Iowa; Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Witt, William P. "Bill," 65, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes Ltd., Morrison.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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