Death list for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013


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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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1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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