Death list for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 16, 2012, 5:34 pm
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Currier, Berneice D., 95, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Dengler, Loretta I., 94, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Getty, Terrence A., 67, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Johnson, Julia E., 96, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
King, Beverly J., 86, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Kopf, Catherine A., 55, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Little, Judith "Judy" Ann, 74, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Marlier, Gary Lee, 73, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Owens, Liliane T., 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schoene, Lois A., 84, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Ward, Carolyn M., 73, Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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