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, Sept. 16, the 259th day of 2014. There are 106 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A fine lumber mill is on the course of erection at Andalusia. A flouring mill at that location is doing a fine business.
1889 — 125 years ago: J.B. Lidders, past captain of Beardsley Camp, Sons of Veterans, returned from Paterson, N.Y., where he attended the National Sons of Veterans encampments.
1914 — 100 years ago: President Wilson announced that he had received from the imperial chancellor of Germany a noncommittal reply to his inquiry into a report that the emperor was willing to discuss terms of peace.
1939 — 75 years ago: Delegates at the Illinois Conference of the Methodist Church in Springfield voted to raise the minimum pay of ministers so that every pastor would get at least $1,000 annually.
1964 — 50 years ago: An audience of more than 2,600 persons jammed into the Davenport RKO Orpheum theater with a shoe horn feasted on a Miller-Diller evening that was a killer night. Phyllis Diller sent the audience with her offbeat humor. And send them she did! It was Miss Diller's third appearance in the Quad-Cities area.
1989 — 25 years ago: A few years ago, a vacant lot on 7th Avenue and 14th Street in Rock Island was a community nuisance. Weeds grew as high 18 inches. Today, the lot has a new face, thanks to Michael and Sheila Rind and other neighbors who helped them turn it into a park three weeks ago.





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