Deaths, Dec. 5, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Behm, Phyllis, 83, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Connell, Danny L., 60, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Espe, Dorothy, 92, formerly of Austin, Minn.; Worlein, Austin.
Gesell, Mildred "Millie," 88, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Harrison, Hazel T. "Sissie," 92, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Ince, Philip E. Sr., 75, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
McClean, Michael J., 66, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Moorman, Milton E., 54, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Swanson, Mildred D. "Millie," 87, rural Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Tebben-Cooper, Myrna, 72, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Wallen, Stuvie C., 94, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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