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 Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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