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 Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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