Death list for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Carr, Joyce LaVaun, 87, Nevada, Mo.; Ferry, Nevada.
Catour, Cheryl, 57, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
DeVlieger, Elizabeth Marie, 88, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Dies, Daniel J., 59, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Fair, James C. "Cap," 95, Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo.
Fuller, Delores L., 79, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Halfmann, Sr. Azaria, OSF, 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hegwood, Don E., 86, Rapids City; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Hovey, Ida Grace, 81, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Lawson, Betty I., 77, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Lenaghan, Terrence P., 90, Rock Island, formerly Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lerch, Dorothy Jean, 85, Bettendorf, formerly Coal Valley; Rafferty, Moline.
Maury, Lenton L., 86, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
McElroy, Lorraine E., 93, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Paarmann, Ralph E., 88, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Underwood, Charlotte L., 74, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wales, Rocky A., 59, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
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