Death list for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 11, 2013, 6:10 pm
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Adams, Virginia R., 97, formerly East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Adkins, Ryan L., 52, Bourbonnais, Ill., formerly Atkinson; Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville, Wilmington, Ill.
Buckner, David Michael, 36, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
DeLille, Madeline M., 97, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Johnston, Frances D., 94, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Jordan, Olga, 97, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Malamphy, Joyce, 56, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Rowe, Dorothy A., 92, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Samberg, Chad T., 38, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schriver, Majel L., 83, Illini Restorative Care, Silvis, formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Shanks, Norris Dean, 68, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Snyder, Lola A., 86, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Van Eaton, Pauline, 93, Heartland Healthcare, Moline, formerly Rock Island; 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.
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.
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