Death list for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 6:54 pm
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Beyer, James E., 57, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Bos, Charles W. "Chuck," 83, rural Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Brasmer, Susan, 58, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Case, Robert B., 82, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Coers, Norine, 92, Cordova; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Frank, Robert E., 95, formerly Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Jones, Helen Dorothy, 90, Belleville, Ill., formerly Viola; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Lawson, Sharon Ann, 73, Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore-Geneseo.
Nelson Harmon, Jean, 79, Sycamore, Ill., formerly Erie; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Randall, Jack E., 73, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Sedam, Betty I., 90, New Boston; Fippinger, Aledo.
Smith, Richard, 70, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Young, Ardwin C., 84, Keithsburg; Bewley, Aledo.

















 



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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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