Death list for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:28 pm
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Carlin, Joanne J., 78, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Cassidy, John Patrick, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Craig, Betty M., 84, Davenport, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Dvorak, Richard M., 56, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Graham, Beverlee A., 63, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Harland, Ronald Joseph, 61, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hawk, George W., 90, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Kuhlmann, Frances A., 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Kvapil, John R., 78, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Lyon, David W., 55, Littleton, Colo., formerly East Moline.
McGuiness, Dr. Dan, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Nimrick, Beverly J., 80, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Sandholm, William E., 89, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.


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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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