Death list for Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 06, 2012, 5:43 pm
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Bradley, Dennis M., 66, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Harrelson, J. Carol, 85, Memphis, Mo.; Payne, Memphis.
Kipping Coopman, Beulah M., 88, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Mason, Frances "Fran" M., 79, South Haven, Minn.; Williams Dingmann, Becker, Minn.
Milnes, Frank "Gene," 84, Prophetstown; McDonald, Prophetstown.
Sivertsen, Jerry, 83, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Stancil, Hugh "Don," 75, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Tyrrell, Jeffrey "Fluff," 68, Alexis; Hoover-Hall, Alexis.
Whitcomb, Beatrice A. "Bea," 79, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Whitmarsh, Henry "Hank," 55, Aledo; Dennison, Aledo.
Yocum, Janet M., 69, formerly Illinois City.


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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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