Obituaries for July 22, 2014
Elizabeth Pettit   July 23, 2014
Eliza Meyer  July 23, 2014
Nancy Heuvelman   July 23, 2014
Dennis Haas  July 23, 2014
Sally Duncan  July 23, 2014
Darlene Blomme   July 23, 2014
James Shaw   July 23, 2014
Roger Roady  July 23, 2014
Nellie Pruis-Douma   July 23, 2014
Agnes Greicius   July 23, 2014
Robert McNalley  July 23, 2014
Harrison 'Sonny' Kavensky   July 23, 2014
Lois Jacobson   July 23, 2014
Shirley Carpenter   July 23, 2014
Lelon 'Lee' Schmidt   July 22, 2014
Elma Pillard   July 22, 2014
Jo Anne Manley Clark   July 22, 2014
Gary Lundgren   July 22, 2014
Nancy Huvelman  July 22, 2014
Diane Dorsey   July 22, 2014
Margaret Crumly   July 22, 2014
Edna Cannon  July 22, 2014
Richard Atzen  July 22, 2014
Warren Wells   July 22, 2014
Ivan Sutton   July 22, 2014
Michael Rita   July 22, 2014
Revilo Israel   July 22, 2014
William Goard  July 22, 2014
W. Gail Glenn   July 22, 2014
Ruth Clapper   July 22, 2014
Loretta King   July 22, 2014
Johnny Rawlins   July 22, 2014
Harrison 'Sonny' Kavensky  July 22, 2014
Lois Samuelson White   July 22, 2014
Ian Pau   July 22, 2014
Charles 'Chuck' Moritz   July 22, 2014
Shirley Carpenter  July 22, 2014
Helen Anderson   July 22, 2014




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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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