Death list for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 5:50 pm
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Anderson, Everett "Lefty" Jr., 95, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Czupka, Nancy J., 78, Inverness, Fla., formerly Rock Island; Heinz, Inverness.
DeMeyer, Jerrold "Jerry," 58, Green Forest, Ark.; Nelson, Berryville, Ark.
Fick, Allen E., 65, Walcott; Bentley, Durant.
Gravitt, Darrel D., 81, Port Byron; Schroder, Silvis.
Greer, Harry Lee Jr., 91, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Hartley, Priscilla June Devlin, 88, Galesburg; Hoover-Hall, Alexis.
Herbst, Clifford L. "Skip," 88, Hot Springs Village, Ark., formerly the Quad-Cities area.
Hicks, Betty J., 92, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Inghram, Mary Ellen, 79, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Majeski, Kathleen, 56, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Miller, Joanne M., 72, Rock Island; Bewley, Aledo.
Overton, Ivan "Ike" R., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Saskowski, Gregory J., 50, Peoria, Ill.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schrier, Bud, 82, Carlisle, Iowa; Overton, Indianola, Iowa.
Sparacello, Benjamin J. "Benny," 86, East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Stallings, Aaron, infant son of Cody and Alesha Stallings, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Stuebe, Charles A., 65, Illinois City; Hodgson, Rock Island.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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