Death list for Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Posted Online: April 22, 2013, 6:22 pm
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Boehme, Albert Leo, 89, Boca Raton, Fla., formerly East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Collins, Dr. John William, 93, Newburgh, Ind.; Titzer, Evansville, Ind.
Courter, Gary D., 69, Sherrard; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Humphrey, Parker Jane, 1-day-old daughter of Brian Humphrey and Sarah Zipp Interial, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Hutchinson, Laura J., 49, Forest Hill, East Moline, formerly Milan; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Levetzow, Walter H., 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Oelerich, Michelle M., 57, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Schulz, Jeanne, 60, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Snyder, Kelvin A., 74, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Voorhees, Edward, 91, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Winter, Lorraine M., 90, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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