Death list for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2013, 4:35 pm
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Albrecht, Werner K., 88, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Andrews, Connie Lea, 65, Clinton, Iowa; Lemke, Clinton.
Boardman, William A. "Bill," 63, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Dismer, Fred C. Jr., 82, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Hickey, Pearl Ackerman, 94, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Knaggs, Monica A., 74, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
McFate, Shaun Michael, 35, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Pratt, Daniel M., 52, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Stutt, Robert Carl "Bob," 79, Davenport; Chambers, Eldridge.
Tebrugge, Karin Lynn Crew, San Antonio, Texas, formerly Moline.
Williams, Robert E., 91, Bettendorf, formerly East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.


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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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