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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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