Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Barham, Jacqueline "Jackie" M., 87, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bloom, Desyl L., 98, formerly Moline; Trimble, Moline.
DePauw, Oscar J. Sr., 77, Victoria; Stackhouse-Moore, Galva.
Dickinson, Dr. Scott, 83, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Dornbush, Betty, 84, Harbor Crest, Fulton, formerly Albany; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Dougan, George B., 95, Louisville, Colo., formerly Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Elsbury, Michael Todd, 49, Andalusia; Wendt, Moline.
Fausett, Wanda, 82, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.
Fox, Phyllis J., 77, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Heaton, Rollin A. Jr., 82, Morrison, formerly Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Holmberg, Dr. William F., 82, Rock Island and Bonita Springs, Fla.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Keeton, Velma, 83, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Lindstrom, Earl, 86, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Pisman, Patrick, 49, Davenport.
Polk, Helen Cole, 85, Peoria, Ill.
Reed, Virginia E., 84, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Salisbury, Ronald L. Sr., 76, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Tingle, Tamra Sue "Tami," 45, San Bernardino, Calif., formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.

















 



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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.
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