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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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