Death list for Monday, March 25, 2013


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Posted Online: March 24, 2013, 8:25 pm
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Abbott, Kevin E., 54, Oquawka, Ill.; Turnbull, Oquawka.
Doescher, Kathryn J., 83, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Leone, Giuseppe "Joe," 71, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Mink, Susan J., 57, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Potter, Corinne J., 83, Rock Island; Trimble, Moline.
Siefken, Miriam F., 89, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Traub, Sharon K., 67, Colona; Esterdahl, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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