Deaths, April 10, 2013

Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:43 pm
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Allardyce, Frances "Pauline," 90, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Bengston, Dorothy M., 88, Kewanee; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Brandom, Mark E., 55, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Brockrogge, Verne, 83, Lincoln, Ill., formerly Moline; Peasley, Lincoln.
Churuvia, Nick, 91; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Clark, Charles K., 76, Milan; Rafferty, Moline.
DePaepe, Ruth, 82, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Funk, Carolyn, 78, formerly of Rock Island; Moss, Batavia, Ill.
Hansen, Robert R., 94, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Joseph, Dorothy L., 89, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Kuberski, Marshall Joseph, 86, Wickenburg, Ariz.; Runge, Davenport.
Lueth, Betty A., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
McGrath, Evelyn Edelen, 55, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Millizer, Sean A., 22, Hazel, Ky.; J.H. Churchill, Murray, Ky.
Montenguise, Joseph Lynn, 50, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Pancrazio, Rosie M., 93, formerly Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Pirkl, Rosalee A., 64, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Sexton, James, 48, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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