Death list for Monday, March 18, 2013

Posted Online: March 17, 2013, 7:56 pm
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Boelens, Arthur F., 89, Annawan; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Butts, Charles Monroe, 80, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Carr, Neil, 78, Walnut; Garland, Walnut.
Husted, Garland L., 80, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kolleck, Naomi L., 94, Vista, Calif., formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Krutsinger, Jesse, 87, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Lindquist, Robert R. "Bob," 85, Andover; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Murdock, Grace Eleanor, 94, Springfield, Ill.; Curry, Pawnee, Ill.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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