Deaths for Friday, June 7, 2013

Posted Online: June 06, 2013, 6:40 pm
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Bennett, Dorothy J., 87, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Grohman, Lynn "Jo" Harder, 69, Jacksonville, Fla.
Kelly, Dennis E., 70, Albuquerque, N.M.; Daniels, Albuquerque.
Medema, Donna J., 80, Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan, Prophetstown, formerly Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Motley, Wilbur G., 89, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Murphy, Prudence Dee, 99, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Nusbaum, Robert K., 76, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Patterson Arrington, Maree, 80, Rosewood Care Center, Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Paulson, Daniel S., 49, formerly Moline.
Roby, Fred, 65, Milan; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Simmons, Mark L., 49, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Vandemore, Leona I., 76, 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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