Deaths, Feb. 12, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 7:18 pm
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Andress, E. Pauline, 91, Moline; Speer, Aledo.
Booker, Samuel, 90, Rock Island; Weerts, Davenport.
Bryan, Jay B., 97, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Chambers, Clifford D., 79, Galesburg; Rux, Galva.
Duncan, James, 90, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Evinoff, Leanna M., 86, Dumas, Texas; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Faso, Anton J., 98, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
McMahon, Jane A., 73, Maquoketa, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Newsom, Connie Jo., 61, Goose Lake, Iowa; Pape, Clinton, Iowa.
Nguyen, Tan Van, 68, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Ross, Pearlie Mae, 77, York, Pa.; Boulding, York.
Schultz, Louise Nadine, 84, Safety Harbor, Fla., formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Seamans, Ruth, 92, Tucson, Ariz.; Farley, Estes and Dowdle; Battle Creek, Mich.
Stabler, Donald Jesse, 82, Neponset; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Trudell, Mary A., 78, Fremont, Calif., formerly Cambridge; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Waggoner, Regina, 59, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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