Death list for Sunday, March 3, 2013

Posted Online: March 02, 2013, 9:01 pm
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Bendle, Barbara J. (Wardlow), 64, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Boll, Harry E., 90, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Eckstein, Judith, 81, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Egeberg, Ruben, 89, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Gordon, Isabelle, 85, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Heber, Wanda A., 82, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kallquist, Patricia A., 76, Papillion, Neb., formerly of Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Kopatich, Andrew, 85, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Laschanzky, Debra D., 55, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Maehr, Walter "Dave," 87, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Reyna, Janie E., 68, East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Ryan, Bette, 82, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Terry-Nodine, Maryann, 84, East Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
White, Harry, 89, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.

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