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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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