Deaths, Dec. 28, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 27, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Boland, John S., 97, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Burkle, Joyce D., 85, Altoona, Iowa, formerly Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Castaneda, Elaine, 75, Carbon Cliff; Schroder, Silvis.
Daggett, Danny E., 66, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Drayer, Donald H., 92, Louisville, Ky., formerly East Moline; Arch L. Heady & Son, Louisville.
Edens, Mary, 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Flynn, Norma, 88, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Fortin, Alonzo P. Jr., 80, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Jacks, Leona M., 84, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Jensen, Irene J., 96, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Keegan, Rodney J., 58, Grand Mound, Iowa; Schultz, DeWitt, Iowa.
Miller, Thomas, 62, Milan; Esterdahl, Moline.
Orlandi, Deno, 100, Mark, Ill.; Dysart-Cofoid, Granville, Ill.
Pittser, Verle M., 89, Hope Creek, East Moline, formerly Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Samuelson, Richard L., 72, Taylor Ridge; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Ulman, Marjorie A., 87, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Van Wassenhove, Allie "Boots," 81, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
White, Imelda M., 74, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.

















 



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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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