Death list for Saturday, March 30, 2013

Posted Online: March 29, 2013, 7:10 pm
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Barnett, Kathleen A., 55, Concord, N.C., formerly Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Bellows, Sylvia, 74, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Boultinghouse John, Marian, 89, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Casey, Emil Dee, 82, Novinger, Mo.; Travis-Noe, Kirksville, Mo.
Ericson, Dorothy B., 90, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Felton, Barb, 80, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Hall, Virginia F., 93, Silvis, formerly Peoria, Ill.; Rafferty, Moline.
Hanegmon, Elizabeth, 92, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Harker, Holli R., 13, and Jessica E., 11, daughters of Tim and Missy Harker, Sherrard; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Johnson, Robert Lawrence, 92, Rock Island, formerly Galesburg; Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Galesburg.
Jump, Lee Albert, 43, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Neese, Howard Carl I, 90, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Newman, Mark G., 65, Tampico; Garland, Tampico.
Paper, Elmer F., 83, Stockton, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Ryan, Rita, 86, Geneseo; Esterdahl, Moline.
Wiquist, Margaret Clifford, 82, Lathrup Village, Mich., formerly Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Zmuda, Edward J., 91, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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