Death list for Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 6:37 pm
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DeLuca, Bernice, 84, Pleasant View, Morrison, formerly Mount Prospect; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Freed, Dennis, 73, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Girot, Timothy "Tim" A., 52, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hovey, Bernice M., 96, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Johnson, Marilee, 65, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Kleinau, Evelyn M., 92, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rasmussen, Gloria S., 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Reiman, Linda, 69, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Schneckloth, Ione K., 94, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Tolson, Myrtle, 94, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Way, Lorena L. "Lori," 44, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.


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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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