Obituaries for August 27, 2014
Flora Snyder   August 28, 2014
Linda Robbins   August 28, 2014
Vincent Fowler  August 28, 2014
Kay DeLeeuw   August 28, 2014
Roger David   August 28, 2014
Eric Carter  August 28, 2014
Albert Gosney   August 28, 2014
Charles Dilenbeck   August 28, 2014
Sharon Deter   August 28, 2014
Joan Glaus   August 28, 2014
Edra Hamric   August 28, 2014
Roland Bechtel   August 28, 2014
Grace Young  August 28, 2014
Sheri Hernstrom Witt   August 28, 2014
Gloria Cox   August 28, 2014
Ruth Boussemaere   August 28, 2014
Flora Snyder  August 27, 2014
Michael Shovlain   August 27, 2014
Linda Robbins  August 27, 2014
Fredrick Porter   August 27, 2014
Leroy Offerman   August 27, 2014
Nathan Kimbrough Sr.   August 27, 2014
Raymond Verdick  August 27, 2014
Edith Tweed   August 27, 2014
Wayne Stabler   August 27, 2014
Mary Jo Pearson   August 27, 2014
Gale Ellis   August 27, 2014
William 'Red' DeSpain   August 27, 2014
Maxine Adkins  August 27, 2014
Ray Spratt   August 27, 2014
Mark Moore   August 27, 2014
Joan Glaus  August 27, 2014
Roland Bechtel  August 27, 2014
Madge Kirk  August 27, 2014
John 'Jack' Hunter   August 27, 2014
Darlene Harcarick Smith   August 27, 2014
Dennis Brennan   August 27, 2014
Bonita 'Bonnie' Kirklin   August 27, 2014
Lorraine Ketner   August 27, 2014
Gloria Cox  August 27, 2014





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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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