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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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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