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.


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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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