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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1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
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