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.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.

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