Death list for Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:56 pm
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Belton, Floyd "Tony" Jr., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Beuse, Richard W., 83, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Cadogan, Karen K., 68, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Campbell, James Allen, 78, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Goulet, Anna Ruth, 86, Coal Valley; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Griffin, Ruby E., 88, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Harris, Patrick N., 72, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Hartman, Nicholas J., 29, Clinton, Iowa; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Jones, Earl L., 81, Andalusia; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lund, Marilyn R., 84, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Paup, Lester L. Jr., 66, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Shaw, Kenneth E., 92, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Solis, Rafaela, 90, Rock Island; Esterdahl, Moline.
Swanson, Jean, 75, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Valk, Jean E., 89, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Vatt, David E., 87, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

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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