Death list for Sunday, March 3, 2013

Posted Online: March 02, 2013, 9:01 pm
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Bendle, Barbara J. (Wardlow), 64, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Boll, Harry E., 90, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Eckstein, Judith, 81, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Egeberg, Ruben, 89, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Gordon, Isabelle, 85, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Heber, Wanda A., 82, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kallquist, Patricia A., 76, Papillion, Neb., formerly of Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Kopatich, Andrew, 85, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Laschanzky, Debra D., 55, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Maehr, Walter "Dave," 87, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Reyna, Janie E., 68, East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Ryan, Bette, 82, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Terry-Nodine, Maryann, 84, East Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
White, Harry, 89, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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