Death list for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:51 pm
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Berry, Wayne A., 91, Rock Island; Runge, Davenport.
Colvin, Janet L., 66, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Cone, Wayne, 82, New Boston; Speer, Aledo.
Cross-Williams, Norma L., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Johnson, William Edward "Porter Bill," 69, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Moller, John, 73, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Odean, Robert L., 86, Phoenix, Ariz., formerly Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Ramirez, George, 72, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Rieke, Edith Marie, 82, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Riley, Walter Raymond, 85, formerly Port Byron; Abel, Phoenix, Ariz.
Stoner, Gertrude "Bobbie," 77, Davenport, formerly DeWitt, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Ziemer, Bill, 67, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.

















 



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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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