Death list for Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Posted Online: March 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Barringer, Georgine Florance, 47, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Collins, Margaret R., 96, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Curry, John H., 59, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
DeLoose, Dalene, 79, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Goodall, John F., 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Moore, Gary, 59, Rapids City; Esterdahl, Moline.
Murray, Rita E., 96, of Rock Island, Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Podhirny, William, 56, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Rathje, Wanda Lois, 93, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Rogers, Father Michael Joseph, 87, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sauer, Bobbie P., 68, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Schwarz, Sharon Lynn, 63, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Weaver Etzel, Marguerite "Peg" Lucille, 95, Red Wing, Minn., formerly Moline; Mahn, Red Wing.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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