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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  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

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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