Death list for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:12 pm
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Andeppa, Mary, 91, Rock Island, formerly Savannah, Ga.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bauman, Richard T., 71, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Borden, Judith Ann Noll, 68, formerly Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Buxbaum, Robert E. Jr., 49, Rock Island; Esterdahl, Moline.
Cooper, Pearl E., 101, Hampton; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Cupp, James Joseph, 64, Coal City, Ill., formerly the Quad-Cities area; Ferrari, Coal City.
Curtis, Mary Angela "Angie" Farber, 80, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Day, Marjorie, 87, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Hatch, Marilyn I., 82, Victoria, Ill.; Rux, Galva.
Kelley, Dorothy A., Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kemmann, Thomas Paul, 74, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Lockett, Gary E., 59, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Noah, Constance S., 88, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Noble, G. Gail, 76, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Rush, Robert Lewis, 63, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Ryan, Heather L., 36, formerly Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Sharp, Donald, 78, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Showers, Eldon R., 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Uzelac, Michael Wayne, 60, Rock Island; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Villagomez, Jose "Ralph," 85, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Workman, Ronald C., 81, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.


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  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
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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