Deaths, April 14, 2014


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Posted Online: April 13, 2014, 6:50 pm
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Amhof, Beverly, 71, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Currie, Janice E., 79, Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo.
Johnson, Eleanor M., 97, formerly of Andover and Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
LaMay, Donald E., 82, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Terrell, Eddie L., 73, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Whipple, Harvey E., 78, Colona; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.






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