Deaths, March 2, 2013

Posted Online: March 01, 2013, 6:20 pm
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Bates, Brenda L., 61, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Churchill, Bill, 78, Cordova; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Croegaert, Shirley J., Annawan; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Dirth, Gerald E. "Jerry," 74, of Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Harker, Sharon Anne, 79, Kewanee; First Christian, Kewanee.
Jackson, Gloria F., 78, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Mulloy, Joel Jay, 61, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Pearson, Patricia, 80, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Rohwer, Ruth R., 90, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Rolfes, Jay G., 48, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Schneckloth, Dean M., 72, of Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Tinker, Vivian, 91, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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