Deaths, March 16, 2013

Posted Online: March 15, 2013, 7:22 pm
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Anders, Marian L. Wilkinson, Austin, Texas, formerly of Moline; Cook-Walden/Capital Parks, Pflugerville, Texas.
Baltzer, William, 97, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Barnard-Borst, Vivian Louise, 95, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bottoni, Helen G., 91, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Custer, Kenneth Hardman, 70, Pollocksville, N.C.
Davis, Cyril Preston, 81, Colona; VanHoe, East Moline.
Franco, Manuel J., 98, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Laleman, Brent Thomas, 46, Cape Coral, Fla., formerly Orion; Coral Ridge, Cape Coral.
MacDonald-Ryan, Helen P., 95, of Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
McFadden-Barker, Ethel, 71, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Schultz, John Hugo, 79, Cedar City, Utah; Southern Nevada, Caliente, Nev.
Tollerud, James Harry, 76, Coal Valley; Schroder, Silvis.
VanWassenhove, Mark E., 57, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Vincent, Rosanna "Rosie" Reynolds, 79, formerly of Rock Island and Viola, and Las Vegas, Nev.; Trimble, Moline.
Woodworth, Sharon R., 63, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.


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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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