Deaths, Jan. 19, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 18, 2013, 5:24 pm
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Cox, James L., 81, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Fedrizzi, Fabrizio, 69, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Gasper, Patrick J., 51, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Hood, Alice J., 90, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Johnson, Opal, 93, Geneseo; Trimble, Moline.
Kilcoin, James L., 76, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lindbom, Roger A., 61, rural Cambridge; Rux, Galva.
Miller, Gene D., 82, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island, formerly of Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Rhodenbaugh, Mary T., 90, Silvis, formerly Sherrard; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Schild, Jeanne E., 82, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Schmidt, Nancy A., 71, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Tierney, Cathey Marie, 55, Clarksville, Tenn.; Austin & Bell, Pleasant View, Tenn.
Wadsworth, Lucille, 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wilcox, Budelia P., 86, Illini Restorative Care, Silvis; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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