Death list for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:24 pm
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Bates, Mervin Harvey "Mike," 91, Cape Coral, Fla., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Coblentz, William "Bill," 93, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Collins Leuntjens, Ellen Marie, 73, Bettendorf, formerly Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Craig, Harlan C., 88, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hood, John Elmore, 95, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Luebbe, Dwayne E., 78, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Meldrum, Vernon R., 69, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Neuhaus, Crystal Lynn, 52, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
O'Brien, Lola D., 82, Port Byron; Wendt, Moline.
Pressly, Charlotte E., 88, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Randall, Reginald L., 60, Milan, formerly Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Randles, Barbara D., 73, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Roman, Marguerite E., 101, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Senica, Adolph J. "Cookie," 99 formerly of Oglesby, Ill.; Shields, Oglesby.
Smith, Shay Olds, 37, the Quad-Cities; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
York, Martin A. "Sonny," 79, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.
Zinsli, Jean A., 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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