Death list for Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 6:35 pm
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Ainley, William R., 80, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Barnard, Robert "Dave," 69, Fenton; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Bohnsack, Patsy, 65, Blue Grass; Runge, Davenport.
Creger, Cory M., 34, Weston, Wis., formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Gray, Sarah Evelyn "Sally," 88, Green Valley, Ariz., formerly Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Henry, Alice, 59, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Kalahar, Shirley L., 84, Moline; Burkhart-Eighner, Sandwich, Ill.
Lake, Aaron L., 90, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Long, Don L., 72, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Moore, James C., 67, Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly Quad-Cities; Runge, Davenport.
Morel, Michael, 39, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Plambeck, Allen E.H., 90, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Powell, Colleen L., 83, Colona House, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Rahn, John E. "Jack" Jr., 93, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Ramirez, Jesse P., 88, Galesburg; Watson-Thomas, Galesburg.
Rosene, Gertrude P., 96, Rock Island; Schroder, Silvis.
Shepard, Jerry L., 62, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Snodgrass-Johnson, Joanne "Josie," 84, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Velde, Roy H., 83, Boulder City, Nev., formerly Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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