Deaths, Jan. 22, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 7:26 pm
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Armstrong, Cathy Lynn Conner, 52, Bettendorf; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Boleen, Mamie L., 88, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Collins, Sherlene E., 68, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Foster, Martin, 74, Coal Valley; Schroder, Colona.
Gaskins, Earl Melvin, 84, Golconda, Ill.; Aly, Eddyville, Ill.
Grasso, Susan L., 59, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Holcomb, Faith Gertrude, 85, Ocala, Fla.; Countryside, Anthony, Fla.
Jenkins, Robert L., 83, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Viola and Moline; Speer, Aledo.
Mather, Dorothy "Dodie," 93, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
McConville, Bruce A., 70, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Thompson, Robert E., 91, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
VanZuiden, Raymond K., 78, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Willemarck, William W. "Billy," 55, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.

















 



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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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