Deaths for April 28, 2013

Posted Online: April 27, 2013, 8:01 pm
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Anderson, John, 84, and Angelina, 82, Fort Myers, Fla.
Buck, Owen "Stan," 58, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Dasso, Betty J. Driskell, 69, Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Diederich, Eugene T. "Gene," Diederich, 88, Carbon Cliff; Esterdahl, Moline.
Garrison, Gerald, 73, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Grafton, Donald, 73, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Kannenberg, Michael F., 67, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Malone, Clyde L. "Pat," 92, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Morrison, Ann M., 67, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.
Velando, Ricardo M., 68, LeClaire; Trimble, Moline.


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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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