Death list for Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 7:31 pm
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Bowker, Jerry L., 75, Rock Island; Weerts, Davenport.
Bray, Everett W. Jr., 84, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
DeBord, Joseph M., 68, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Doran, Paul Clifford "Cliff," 90, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Duncan, Ola E., 83, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Forest, Anita, 72, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Gilland, Linda Susan, 59, Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg, formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Gust, Martha J., 90, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Hutcheson, Glen Robert, 78, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kurtz, Marilyn M., 76, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Lavine, John A. "J.D.," 59, Rapids City; Esterdahl, Moline.
McCraw, James "Jim" B., 72, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Smith, Frank, 79, Davenport, formerly Maywood, Ill.; Weerts, Davenport.
Stahler, Carl R. Sr., 94, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Teagarden, Shane, 43, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Thompson, Amy E., 51, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wilson, Juanita R., 80, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Winans, Donna L., 65, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.


Local events heading

  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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