Deaths, Feb. 26, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Buysse, Mabel H., 92, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson
Castillo Otamendi, Jose Fernando, 92, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Colbert, Ayliffe C., 80, Ft. Pierce, Fla., formerly of East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
DeBlieck, Thomas L., 63, Plant City, Fla., formerly of Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Gerard, Sheila, 78, a resident at Royal Oaks Care Center in Kewanee, formerly of Galva; Rux, Galva.
Goodworth, Betty M., 84, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Holevoet, Darlene I., 92, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Laughead, Dorothy "Jean," 87, formerly of Moline; ABTS, Peoria, Ill.
Powell, William "Bill," 53, East Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Pray, Howard, 76, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Reddig, Alice Mae, 79, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Richardson, Alice Fern, 83, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Rock Island; Qualls, Cave City.
Rode, Richard Glen, 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Sandahl, Diana Rae Egbert, 66, formerly of Moline; Horizon, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Sedgwick, Harry, 71, of Hampton; Sulivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Sinksen, Wayne, 85, of Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Travis, John Thomas, 77, Pleasant Gap, Pa.; Koch, State College, Pa.
Vollrath, Robert A., 95, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Woods, Charles M. "Mike," 67, Colona; Schroder, Colona.

















 



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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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