Deaths, May 1, 2013


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Posted Online: April 30, 2013, 4:34 pm
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Brown, Raymond D., 73, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Carmody, Marilee, 75, Davenport; Chambers, Eldridge.
Girt, Raymond F. Jr., 61, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Grchan, Albert P., 89, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Honeycutt, Arthur R., 82, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jochmann, William K. "Billy," 24, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Martens, Charles J. "Charlie," 65, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Novak, Larry James, 57, Waterloo, Iowa; Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup, Waterloo.
Pennock, Raymond M., 77, DeWitt, Iowa; Schultz, DeWitt.
Rader, Mary, 69, Gatesville, Texas, formerly East Moline; Scott's, Gatesville.
Smith, Bernard Christopher II, 64, Chicago, formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.

















 



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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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