Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:41 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story

Archibald, Charles L. "Chike," 84, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Carolan, Anna Mae Berry, 80, formerly Rock Island.
Cernovich, Shirley A., 82, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
DeArmond, Ronald W., 75, formerly Rapids City; Trimble, Moline.
Frits, David E., 57, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Karwath, Raymond, 80, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Lashbrook, Robert E., 83, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Lemen, Robert E. "Bob," 80, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
McDaniel, Marie, 92, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Mihevic, Joseph A., 59, Eldridge; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Moore, Gary, 67, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Shaffer, Phyllis Ann, 75, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wolever, June E., 87, Moline; Rafferty, Moline


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

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.

(More History)