Deaths, March 26, 2013

Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Austin, Hazel L., 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Bruce, Ricky A. "Gainey," 50, Viola; Dennison, Viola.
Castro, Rebecca, 93, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Damhoff, Carole D., 88, Harbor Crest Nursing Home, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Duckett, Robert James, 88, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Farley, Frederick Dale, 78, Blue Grass; Weerts, Davenport.
Harkness, Terry D., 64, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hartman, Norman, 67, East Moline, Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hugart, Margaret E., 103, formerly Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Jameson, Sarah Jean, 79, Muscatine; George M. Wittich-Lewis, Muscatine.
Jones, Phyllis "Jonesy," 97, formerly Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Justus, Henrietta, 101, formerly Chicago; Wendt, Moline.
King, Mary Ann, 60, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Kramer, Dorothy E., 96, resident of Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, formerly Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Malone, Eileen Agnes Longner, 80, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Mc Creight, Kenneth H., 83, Dacono, Colo., formerly Rock Island.
McNalley, Mary, 69, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Mitchell, Anna May, 86, Mercy Living Center South, Clinton, Iowa; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Nelson, Gloria D., 71, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Waechter, Joseph Mayes, 89, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Walker, Vickie Rae, 59, formerly Rock Island; Wyman, Mesa, Ariz.


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.

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