Deaths for Sunday, March 9, 2014

Posted Online: March 08, 2014, 7:04 pm
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Anders, Neal Anthony Sr., 75, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Chandler-Palmer, Edith Joan, 75, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Cole, Delores "Doe," 84, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
DeKoster, Arthur Ward, 71, Spanaway, Wash., formerly of the Quad-Cities; Trimble, Moline.
George, Myrta P., 100, formerly of Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Greer, Virginia M., 94, Aledo, formerly of Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo.
Hane, Mary D., 78, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Johnsen, Kenneth, 66, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Johnson, Elaine, 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Marzetta, Judith Anne, 75, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Nagle, Robert W., 58, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Palmer, B. Michael, 28, Chicago, formerly of Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Rosenboom, William "Billy," 68, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Schoellhorn, Ursula, 75, Pleasant Valley; Runge, Davenport.
Tarbay, Evelyn, 75, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.


Local events heading

  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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