Deaths, Nov. 20, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 19, 2012, 8:35 pm
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Almquist, Elaine Mildred, 85, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Beall, Lawrence A., 68, Champaign, Ill.; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Cannell, Terrance "Terry" R., 56, Kewanee and Galva area; Rux, Kewanee.
Eklund, Oliver E., 87, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Eller, Mary E., 88, of Molinel Sullivan-Phillips, East Moline.
Kraan, Louise Maureen, 92, formerly of Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Krotz, Martha A., 77, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Neal, Charles "Wayne," 70, Olathe, Kan., formerly of East Moline; Penwell-Gabel, Olathe.
Godwin, Dale E., 74, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Gurung, Jal Maya, 72, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Hayes, Laurence, 90, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
O'Connell, Jacob "FARVA," 24, Buffalo; Runge, Davenport.
Phillips, Barry Sr., 53, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Powell, Jeffrey H., 52, Hillsdale.
Ross-Webb, Cynthia J. "Cindi," 55, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sevier, Carol, 78, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Sneed, Lillian G., 79, North Liberty, Iowa, formerly of LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Threlkeld, Calvin G., 88, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Vaky, J. Russell, 100, Champaign, Ill., formerly of Rock Island.
Vargas, Andrea E. "Ann," 43, Davenpor; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Woolley, Pauline, 87, Moline; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Womack, Jared "Bear," 36, Milan; Wendt, Moline.


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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.
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