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08/29/2014, 10:49 pm Bechtel, Rev. Roland Dean, 72, East Moline; 10 a.m., Foursquare Church, East Moline. Boussemaere, Ruth Emilie, 81, Milan; 10 ...
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08/29/2014, 10:49 pm Carlson, Vivian Lucille, 95, Davenport; Runge, Davenport. Meinert, Patti J., 60, LeClaire; Schroder, Silvis. Pulliam, Melissa, 64, Blue Grass; ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Vincent M. Thompson, 72, of Bettendorf, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Genesis East, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at Weerts ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Eva Mae Stein, 89, of Bettendorf, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services will be private, ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Melissa Pulliam, 64, of Blue Grass, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Patti J. Meinert, 60, of LeClaire, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Andrew Hans Cook, 99, of Davenport, died Aug. 27, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Bettendorf. Services are 2:30 p.m. Sunday at ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Eric M. Carter, 57, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Mary's Nursing and Rehab, Davenport. Services are ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Vivian Lucille Carlson, 95, of Davenport, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Kahl Home in Davenport. Arrangements are pending ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Dorothy A. VanMeenen, 96, of Geneseo, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit, Geneseo. ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Services for Dylan R. "Pickles" Smith, 23, of Aledo, will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Donald Gaydos, 87, of East Moline, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Amber Ridge, Moline. Funeral services are ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Caryl A. Van Hyfte, 76, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Madge F. Kirk, 94, of Rock Island, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Dorothy "Jean" Entler, 80, of Rock Island, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at home. A memorial service will be held ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Margaret F. Westfield, 89, of St. Louis, Mo., and formerly of Monmouth, died Aug. 13, 2014, at Stonebridge Nursing Home, ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Vincent Dale Fowler, 88, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Services are ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Andrew Hans Cook, 99, of Davenport, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Bettendorf. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Margaret F. Westfield, 89, of St. Louis, Mo., and formerly of Monmouth, died Aug. 13, 2014, at Stonebridge Nursing Home, ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Irene L. Sollenberger, 98, Kewanee, formerly Toulon, Ill., died Aug. 28, 2014, at Kewanee Care Home. Services are at 11 ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Dylan R. "Pickles" Smith, 23, of Aledo, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Services are pending at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Barbara A. Domaine, 67, of Kewanee, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Kewanee Care Home. Private services will be Friday ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Allan E. Andrews, 67, of Silvis, formerly of Moline, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Donald Gaydos, 87, East Moline, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Amber Ridge, Moline. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/28/2014, 9:00 pm Dorothy "Jean" Entler, 80, of Rock Island, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary ...
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08/28/2014, 8:59 pm Grace E. Young, 74, of Moline, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home. Funeral services will be held at 2 ...
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08/28/2014, 8:59 pm Fearld L. Webb, 85, of Moline, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/28/2014, 8:59 pm Jean Marie Terry, 70, of Moline, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services will be ...
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08/28/2014, 8:59 pm Mary E. Weber, 76, of Milan, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. Services are 6 p.m. Saturday ...
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08/28/2014, 7:10 pm Boussemaere, Ruth Emilie, 81, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan. Carter, Eric M., 56, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport. Deter, Sharon Kay, 54, Morrison; ...
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08/28/2014, 7:10 pm Allard, Dr. Donald J., 90, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic, Davenport. Baugh, Vicki J., 73, Rock Island; 10:30 ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Flora Ann Snyder, 80, of Bettendorf, died Aug. 26, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Services are 10 ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Linda Lou Robbins, 72, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Genesis East, Davenport. Services are 4 p.m. Friday ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Vincent D. Fowler, 88, of Davenport, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Kay B. DeLeeuw, 81, of Bettendorf, formerly of Savanna, Ill., passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital, ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Roger D. David, 62, of Bettendorf, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Genesis East in Davenport, with his family by ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Eric M. Carter, 56, of Davenport, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Mary Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Davenport. ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Albert P. Gosney, 88, of Sherrard, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Charles E. Dilenbeck, 87, of Geneseo, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Hammond-Henry Long Term Care, Geneseo. Funeral services ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Sharon Kay Deter, 54, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Joan M. Glaus, 78, of Coal Valley, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Avonlea Cottage, Milan, after a ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Edra E. Hamric, 80, of East Moline, passed away Aug. 25, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City. Per ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm The Rev. Roland Dean Bechtel, 72, of East Moline, went to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Grace E. Young, 74, of Moline, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary & ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Sheri Hernstrom Witt, 50, of Batesville, Ark., died Aug. 26, 2014, at White River Medical Center. Memorial services are 10 ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Gloria Logan Cox, 89, of Moline, found peace on Aug. 26, 2014, at home. She was surrounded by her husband, ...
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08/27/2014, 8:12 pm Ruth Emilie Boussemaere, 81, of Milan, originally from Switzerland, was greeted by her savior Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Bechtel, Rev. Roland Dean, 72, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline. Brennan, Dennis A., 89, Fort McCoy, Fla., formerly ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Baker, Karen Ann Sandoval, 57, St. Charles, Ill.; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline. Jennings, Alvin, 61, Davenport; ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Flora Ann Snyder, 80, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements are ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Michael David Shovlain, 68, loving husband of Cheryl Shovlain, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, surrounded by his family at ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Linda L. Robbins, 72, of Bettendorf, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport. Arrangements are pending ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Fredrick Eugene Porter, 77, of Davenport, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Kahl Home, Davenport. Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Leroy E. Offerman, 81, of Davenport, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Davenport. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Trinity ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Nathan H. Kimbrough Sr., 64, of Davenport, died Aug. 20, 2014, at Cancer Treatment Centers, Zion, Ill. Services are 2 ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Raymond D. Verdick, 68, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at home. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Edith R. Tweed, 87, of Aledo, formerly of Keithsburg, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center West, Davenport. ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Wayne L. Stabler, 76, of Taylor Ridge, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at home. Per his wishes, cremation rites will ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Mary Jo Pearson, 63, of Colona, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline. Private services ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Gale E. Ellis, 94, of Resthave Home, Morrison, died Aug. 24, 2014, at the home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm William H. "Red" DeSpain, 81, of Geneseo — On the morning of Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, a wonderfully loving and ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Maxine Rose Adkins, 75, of Kewanee, died Aug. 24, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near West Jersey, ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Ray J. Spratt, 80, of Coal Valley, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Mark R. Moore, 57, of Coal Valley, died at home with his wife and kids by his side on Monday, ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Joan M. Glaus, 78, of Coal Valley, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Avonlea Cottage, Milan. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm The Rev. Roland Dean Bechtel, 72, of East Moline, went to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Madge F. Kirk, 94, of Rock Island, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Anthony's Nursing Home, Rock Island. ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm John "Jack" Dudley Hunter, Esq., of Rock Island, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Moline, at the ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm On Aug. 21, 2014, Darlene Harcarick Smith, 85, passed away in Seattle, Wash. With her son and his family always ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Dennis A. Brennan, 89, of Fort McCoy, Fla., formerly of Wapello, Iowa, and Rock Island, died Aug. 21, 2014, at ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Bonita "Bonnie" Pearl Kirklin, 77, of Moline, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at her home following an extended illness. Cremation ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Lorraine R. Ketner, 88, of Moline, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Senior Star at Elmore Place, Davenport. Funeral ...
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08/26/2014, 7:20 pm Gloria L. Cox, 89, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home. Visitation will be Thursday at ...
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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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