Deaths, Nov. 22, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 5:25 pm
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Aldeman, Ronald K., 72, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Alexander, Eileen Thomas Crosby, 69, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Asquith, Dolores E., 96, Moline, formerly of Reynolds; Wheelan-Pressly, Reynolds.
Bouldin, Shelvy Jean, 52, McMinnville, Tenn.; Gardens of Memory, McMinnville.
Carter, Ellen D., 59, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jones, Nancy A., 60, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Kramer, Arthur, 101, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Norris, Charles R. "Chuck," 87, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island,
Schaubroeck, Ann M., 61, of Pleasant Valley; Runge, Davenport.
Searle, Howard B., 84, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Willey, Donna Jean, 85, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.

















 



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1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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