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 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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