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10/19/2014, 8:01 pm Caruth, James Wallace "Wally," 84, Coal Valley; 11 a.m., First Church of the Nazarene, Rock Island. Hawk, James H. "Jim," ...
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10/19/2014, 8:01 pm Alls, Jerry M., 71, Geneseo, formerly Erie; Gibson-Bodie, Erie. Anderson, Asa J., 33, Westminster, Colo., formerly Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo. Beuselinck, ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Clifford Wilkerson, 103, of Walcott, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Genesis East, Davenport. Services are pending at Weerts Funeral ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Raymond G. "Ray" Pohlmann, 95, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Bettendorf, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Immanuel Fontenelle Home, ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Mary Elizabeth Laing Phillips, 67, of Davenport, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Services are noon Wednesday at Runge, Davenport. Visitation ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Tom Lower, 58, of Aledo, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, surrounded by family, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Helen M. Buikema, 85, of Fulton, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Mercy North, Clinton, Iowa. Services are 10:30 a.m. ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Asa J. Anderson, 33, of Westminster, Colo., formerly of Geneseo, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his home. ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Jerry M. Alls, 71, of Geneseo, formerly of Erie, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Shirley A. Walker, 95, of Elgin, Ill., formerly of Silvis, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Autumn Leaves of St. ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Funeral services for Martha E. Peggy Plym Lehne, 89, and Charles "Chuck" Lehne, 85, of East Moline, will be 10 ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm William Leatherman, 76, of East Moline, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be 10 ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Timothy E. Lavell, 72, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Visitation will be ...
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10/19/2014, 7:59 pm Albert Beuselinck, 92, of Rock Island, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Visitation ...
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10/18/2014, 5:45 pm Nelson, Russell A., 56, Rio; 5 p.m., First Christian, Galesburg. Rangel, Jean M., 73, East Moline; 1-4 p.m., Christ United ...
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10/18/2014, 5:44 pm Collins, Esther, 93, Silvis; Trimble, Moline. DeBord, Frances "Nanny" Rose, 68, Rock Island; Esterdahl, Moline. Frakes, Lucille, 94, Knoxville, ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Jean L. Schnack, 81, of Davenport, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at St. Mary's Healthcare Center, Davenport. Arrangements are pending ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Mary Phillips, 67, of Davenport, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm August "Augie" Erling, 83, of Eldridge, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at his home. Services are noon Tuesday at Runge, ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm James E. "JC" Connelly, 87, formerly of Davenport, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Lakeland, Fla. Services are 2 p.m. ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Fay L. Thompson, 92, formerly of Thompson Addition, Colona, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Ronald L. Temple, 79, of Fulton, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Harbor Crest, Fulton. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Marilyn R. Shannon, 74, of Aledo, formerly of New Windsor, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Aledo Health and Rehab ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Treva L. Pierson, 74, of Sherrard, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. As she wished, cremation ...
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10/19/2014, 12:59 pm Tom Lower, 58, of Aledo, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Marvin L. Kading, 70, of Cambridge, was called home to heaven on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Geneseo ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Esther Collins, 93, of Silvis, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. Funeral services will be ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm James Wallace "Wally" Caruth, 84, of Coal Valley, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Visitation will ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Funeral services for Archiel "Archie" Roets, 94, formerly of East Moline, and Naples, Fla., are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Van ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Funeral services for Charles W. "Chuck" Lehne, 85, of East Moline, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Van Hoe Funeral ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm William Leatherman, 76, of East Moline, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at his home. Visitation will be 4 to 7 ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Timothy E. Lavell, 72, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral arrangements are ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Frances "Nanny" Rose DeBord, 68, of Rock Island, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at home. Funeral services will be held ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Lucille Frakes, 94, of Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Moline, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville. ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Mark A. Kammerman, 59, of Milan, joined his mother in heaven on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock ...
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10/18/2014, 5:43 pm Sandra J. Jahns, 76, of Milan, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly ...
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10/17/2014, 6:09 pm Border, Samuel John, 97, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport. Bull, John "Bob" R., 86, Illinois City; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, ...
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10/17/2014, 6:08 pm Blender, George H., 90, formerly Fulton and Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton. Carney, Shirley Ann, 76, Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, ...
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10/17/2014, 5:57 pm August Erling, 83, of Eldridge, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. ...
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10/17/2014, 5:57 pm J. Edward Cook, 68, of LeClaire, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Weerts Funeral ...
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10/17/2014, 5:57 pm Ron Temple, 79, of Fulton, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Harbor Crest Home, Fulton. Arrangements are pending at Bosma-Renkes ...
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10/17/2014, 5:57 pm Paula Kay DeBuysere Taylor, 46, of Cape Coral, Fla., died at her residence at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. ...
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10/17/2014, 5:57 pm Treva L. Pierson, 74, of Sherrard, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Arrangements are pending at ...
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10/17/2014, 5:57 pm Dorothy J. Carroll, 94, of Big Meadows, Savanna, formerly Thomson, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the home. Services are ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm Shirley Ann Carney, 76, of Orion, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. A memorial visitation will ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm George H. Blender, 90, of Prairie Hills, Clinton, Iowa, formerly of Fulton and Morrison, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm James W. "Wally" Caruth, 84, of Coal Valley, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Arrangements are ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm Jean M. Rangel, 73, of East Moline, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at her home. As she wished, Jean ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm Charles W. Lehne, 85, of East Moline, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Van ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm Adamae G. Robb, 102, of Freeport, Ill., died on Oct. 5, 2014, at Liberty Village after a long, fulfilling and ...
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10/17/2014, 5:56 pm Funeral services for Barbara Deem, 82, of Moline, formerly of Colona, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Van Hoe Funeral ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Ayres, David Neal, 71, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo. Harris, Noelle P., 85, Maysville; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport. Rangel, Jean M., 73, East ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Cimmarusti, Robert "Rob," 55, Davenport; 2 p.m., First Presbyterian, Davenport. Coppens, Donald J., 75, Hampton; noon, Trimble, Moline. DeMont, ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Noelle P. Harris, 85, of Maysville, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Parkview, of Wellman, Iowa. Arrangements are pending at ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Ernest "Red" Spencer Jr., 74, of Lyndon, Ill., died Oct. 15, 2014, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, Ill. Private graveside ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm James H. "Jim" Hawk, 88, of Erie, entered heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home. Services will be ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm David Neal Ayres, 71, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home. Per his request, cremation rites have ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Funeral services for Erasmo "Eddie" Tapia Jr., 73, of Coal Valley, will be 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Archie J. Roets, 94, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of East Moline, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Boulder. Arrangements are ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Jean M. Rangel, 73, of East Moline, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at her home. Memorial visitation will be ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Bobby Jo Barker Sr., 51, of East Moline, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. Visitation will be ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Henry M. Wozniak, 90, of Rock Island, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. A Mass ...
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10/16/2014, 6:10 pm Charlotte L. Schaich, 79, of Milan, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. A celebration of ...
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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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