Deaths for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Posted Online: April 14, 2014, 8:00 pm
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Akulow, Haline, 91, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bumphrey, Bradley Allen "Brad," 37, Port Richey, Fla., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Cooksey, Mildred "Mili" D., 83, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Florschuetz, William "Bill," 96, Sublette, Ill.; Merritt, Mendota, Ill.
Jennings, M. Phyllis, 91, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Lindquist, David G., 54, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
McIntyre, Marlene Mary, 65, Milan; Hodgson, Rock Island.
McKelvey, Ruby L., 83, Monmouth; Hoover-Hall, Monmouth.
Ore, Irene Fay, 91, Hope Creek, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Rice, Katherine E., 29, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Simms, Christopher A., 30, Princeton, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Wolf, Robert J. Sr., 78, Eldridge; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Wright, Harold E., 73, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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