Death list for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 19, 2013, 5:50 pm
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Baker, Ivan, 93, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Clark, John, 81, Eldridge; Runge, Davenport.
Disney, Ronald H. "Diz," 79, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Holcomb, Russell E. "Russ," 71, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Hunsaker, Roy C., 56, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Johnson, Christine A., 62, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Johnson, Robert "Bob" E., 84, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Kroeger, Kevin A., 58, Eldridge; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Lingafelter, Floy, 88, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Newton, Laura Lynn, 54, Effingham, Ill.; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Reed, Dewey R., 88, Galva; Stackhouse-Moore, Galva.
Robinson, Charles Henry, 75, Monmouth; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Ryker, Russell S., 87, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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