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: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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