Death list for Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 13, 2012, 6:18 pm
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Bennett, Robert, 65, Geneseo; Esterdahl, Moline.
Brown, Gretchen, 75, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Chapman Jones, Suzanne A., 63, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Choate, Edwin James Jr., 80, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Classen, Alvin "Al," 69, Burlington, Iowa; Thielen, Burlington.
DeVries, Carole A., 69, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
German, Eugenia K. "Jean" Krause, 92, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Geyer, Doris Irene, 90, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Holmes, George W., 96, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Hulting, Leila M., 89, Annawan; Stackhouse-Moore, Annawan.
Hurlbutt, Henrietta Eliza, 97, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Jones, John Wesley "Jack," 79, Davenport and Olin, Iowa; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Karman, Joseph, 76, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Knott, Ruth, 90, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Kohn, Robby Ray, 41, Albany and Thomson areas; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Munther, Hester E., 76, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Orlich, Richard Allen, 88, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Ries, Herbert F., 80, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Stookey, Derelys Arlene Anderson, High Point, N.C.; Sechrest, High Point.
Vyneman, Richard M., 87, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Wells, Lamont C. "Monty," 70, Combined Locks, Wis., formerly Moline; O'Connell, Little Chute, Wis.
Wendland, Earl L., 96, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Wheat, Robert L. "Bob," 88, Mesa, Ariz.; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Wilson, Robert J. "Bud," 65, Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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