Death list for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 5:22 pm
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DeWitte, Alice E., 101, Silvis, formerly Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Hecht, Mary Jane, 94, West Burlington, Iowa, formerly Moline; Prugh, Burlington, Iowa.
Hunter, Jon B., 66, Rock Island; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Klinetop, Helen M., 95, Oak Brook, Ill., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Lessard, Helen, 75, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Long, Dorothy B., 82, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Manche, Leah Francene, 28, East Moline; Runge, Davenport.
Moyers, Donna Bell, 79, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Newman, Howard F., 89, Hillcrest Home, Geneseo, formerly Annawan and Cambridge; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Newton, Winifred Combs, 86, Olney, Ill., formerly Alpha; Summers-Kistler, Olney.
Reynolds, Dorothy E., 63, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Vyhnak, Norma J., 80, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Wiggins, Scott S., 54, Rifle, Colo., formerly the Quad-Cities; Carson, Maquoketa, Iowa.
Youngquist, DoLores L., 81, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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