Mathew 'Chico' Timm


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Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Mathew Timm, 50, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Milan, died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 3, 2013.
Matt was born Feb. 6, 1962, to Emil and Nancy Timm in Rock Island, but was raised in Milan.
Matt loved fishing and the outdoors and being with his friends. He was in landscape design and horticulture while living in Florida.
He is survived by brothers, Dale and Sue Timm, Milan, Steve and Helen Pearson Timm, Moline; sisters, LuAnn and Mark Blank, Battle Creek, Mich., Cynthia Kress (David Sweeney), Durant, Gloria and Doug Black, St. Louis, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents; and brother, Eddy Timm.
Online condolences can be sent to www.RaffertyFunerals.com.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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