Death list for Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:56 pm
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Belton, Floyd "Tony" Jr., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Beuse, Richard W., 83, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Cadogan, Karen K., 68, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Campbell, James Allen, 78, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Goulet, Anna Ruth, 86, Coal Valley; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Griffin, Ruby E., 88, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Harris, Patrick N., 72, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Hartman, Nicholas J., 29, Clinton, Iowa; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Jones, Earl L., 81, Andalusia; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lund, Marilyn R., 84, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Paup, Lester L. Jr., 66, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Shaw, Kenneth E., 92, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Solis, Rafaela, 90, Rock Island; Esterdahl, Moline.
Swanson, Jean, 75, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Valk, Jean E., 89, Resthave, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Vatt, David E., 87, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


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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