Deaths, Feb. 1, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 7:43 pm
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Adams, Dorothy L., 85, formerly of Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Bunn, Mary L., 86, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Clark, T. Victor, 80, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
French, Betty J., 87, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Hughes, Dennis Michael, 61, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Lazar, Maxine Mae, 83, Streamwood, Ill., formerly Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Lundeen, Elaine M., 90, formerly of Rock Island and Mesa, Ariz.
McLennan, Alma M., 96, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Patrick, Minnie L., 59, Davenport; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Rainey, Robert D., 85, Mission, Texas; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Reidy-Smith, Margaret Elizabeth, 86, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Savage, Amos, 97, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Scales, Susan E., 61, Cambridge; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Szeker, Aladar "Al," 73, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Tuttle, Kirby J., 52, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.



















 



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

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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.
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