Deaths, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 02, 2012, 8:32 pm
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Drefchinski, Elizabeth J., 69, Geneseo; Vandemore Funeral Homes Ltd., Geneseo.
Goode, Constance Lee, 64, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service, Davenport.
Kluk, Richard J., 65, Bettendorf; Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport.
Mann, Doris Lucille Jump, 93, Moline; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
McMaster, Kevin, 53, Moline; Wendt Funeral Home, Moline.
Ott, Brian C., 73, Moline; Rafferty Funeral Home, Moline.
Saunders, Delores M., 79, Tupelo, Miss., formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Stubbs, Ruth M., 81, Erie; Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie.
Sweely, Christopher J. "Chris," 40, Clinton; Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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