Deaths, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 04, 2013, 5:17 pm
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Braud, Charles, 66, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Brundies, Beverly M., 68, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Corsiglia, Adrienne E., 36, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Dada, Aisha, 50, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Diedrick, Delmar Henry Anthony, 93, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Ferguson, Hugh T., 92, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Malmstrom, Richard "Ike" Inman, S.C.; Petty, Landrum, S.C.
Michalik, Andrew F. "Snooks," 84, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Moreno, Anthony Jr., 77, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Olson, Carl H. Jr., 88, Batavia, Ill., formerly Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Ryan, Joan, 83, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Stratton, Harold L., 92, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Williams, Leota M., 87, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Yelm, Donna R., 69, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.


Local events heading

  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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