Deaths, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 5:17 pm
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Braud, Charles, 66, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Brundies, Beverly M., 68, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Corsiglia, Adrienne E., 36, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Dada, Aisha, 50, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Diedrick, Delmar Henry Anthony, 93, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Ferguson, Hugh T., 92, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Malmstrom, Richard "Ike" Inman, S.C.; Petty, Landrum, S.C.
Michalik, Andrew F. "Snooks," 84, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Moreno, Anthony Jr., 77, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Olson, Carl H. Jr., 88, Batavia, Ill., formerly Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Ryan, Joan, 83, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Stratton, Harold L., 92, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Williams, Leota M., 87, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Yelm, Donna R., 69, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
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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