Leona Jacks

Posted Online: Dec. 29, 2012, 5:20 pm
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Leona "Lee" M. Jacks, 84, of Davenport, died Dec. 26, 2012, at St. Mary Healthcare, Davenport.
Memorial services are at a later date. Inurnment is a later date at Rock Island National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
She married Alvin K. Jacks May 8, 1956. He died in 1984.
Surviving are children, Sharon Fallon, Bettendorf, Keith, Davenport; stepchildren, Connie Pond, Dan, Davenport; eight siblings; five grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.


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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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