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04/16/2014, 5:23 pm Amhof, Beverly A. "Bev," 71, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport. Bumphrey, Bradley Allen "Brad," 37, Port Richey, Fla., formerly ...
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04/16/2014, 5:22 pm Bald, Shirley A., 92, Walcott, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Chandler, Hollace "Dene," 74, New Palestine, Ind.; Bell, Indianapolis, Ind. ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Shirley A. Bald, 92, of Walcott, formerly of Davenport, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Elsie A. Merrill, 94, of Walnut, Ill., formerly of Ohio, Ill., died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Walnut Manor Nursing ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Roger Mariman, 63, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill. Funeral arrangements ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Mark T. Gentry, 54, of rural Geneseo, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Cremation has been ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Dorothy M. Lister, 83, of East Moline, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Haline Nesterenko Akulow, who was a beautiful, elegant and wonderful lady, passed away on April 13, 2014, at the age ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Roxanne E. Lampkin, 75, of Rock Island, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Hollace "Dene" Chandler, 74, passed away peacefully of natural causes on April 15, 2014, in Greenwood, Ind., after spending his ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Michael J. Parker, 63, of Waverly, Iowa, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home from natural causes. Visitation will ...
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04/16/2014, 5:20 pm Harold C. Hemphill, 90, of Milan, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline. Visitation will ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Conover, Charles "Bruce," formerly Moline and Rock Island. Hockaday, Betty J., 87, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline. Howland, Raymond M., ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Currie, Janice E., 79, Seaton; 11 a.m., Center Presbyterian, Seaton. Duranso, Elsie I., 82, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Christopher Allen Simms, 30, of Princeton, Iowa, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Runge, Davenport. ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Kate Rice, 29, of Bettendorf, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Jean F. Mueller, 92, of Davenport, passed away, Monday, April 14, 2014, at Davenport Lutheran Home. Arrangements are pending at ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Juanita Lagrone, 56, formerly of Davenport, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Arrangements are pending at ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Harold A. Jones, 81, of Davenport, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at VA Medical Center, Iowa City. Graveside services are ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Franch Jackson Jr., 74, of Florissant, Mo., a 41-year resident of the Quad-Cities, died April 12, 2014, at Mercy Skilled ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Additional survivors for Harvey E. Whipple, 78, of Colona, are his brothers, Richard (Nina) Whipple and Ron (Cora) Whipple. ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Kimberly K. Mayer, 53, of Illinois City, died Monday, April 14, 2014. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Surrounded by love, Raymond M. Howland, 83, of Galesburg, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2014, at 1:22 p.m., at ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Leon Trainor Jr., 90, formerly of Farmington, N.M., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Genesis Senior Living, Silvis. Burial will ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Harold E. Wright, 73, of Coal Valley, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services will ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Donald E. LaMay, 82, of Rock Island, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Visitation ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm D. Michael "Mike" Atkinson, 79, of Geneseo, formerly of Rock Island, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Good Samaritan ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Bruce D. Hurley, 62, of Moline, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Aspenwood Health Care Center, Silvis. Per his wishes, ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Betty J. Hockaday, 87, of Moline, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Hope Creek, East Moline. Funeral services ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Charles "Bruce" Conover, formerly of Moline and Rock Island, passed away April 8, 2014. Services were held April 15 at ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm Marlene Mary McIntyre, 65, of Milan, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at home in the care of UnityPoint Hospice and ...
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04/15/2014, 6:48 pm David G. Lindquist, 54, of Milan, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity, Rock Island. Visitation will be ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Akulow, Haline, 91, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline. Bumphrey, Bradley Allen "Brad," 37, Port Richey, Fla., formerly Kewanee; ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Brown, Raymond E., 66, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Greater Antioch Baptist, Rock Island. Fitzgerald, Lois, 97, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Robert J. Wolf Sr., 78, of Eldridge, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Alverno, Clinton, Iowa. Services are 6 p.m. ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Christopher A. Simms, 30, of Princeton, Iowa, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Katherine E. Rice, 29, of Bettendorf, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are pending at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Franch Jackson Jr., 74, of Florissant, Mo., a 41-year resident of the Quad-Cities, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Mercy ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Beverly A. "Bev" Amhof, 71, of Davenport, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society, Davenport. Services are 10 ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Harvey E. Whipple, 78, of Colona, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his home. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 16, ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Ruby L. McKelvey, 83, of Monmouth, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm M. Phyllis Jennings, 91, of Colona, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline. ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm William "Bill" Florschuetz, 96, of Sublette, Ill., died April 12, 2014, in Mendota Lutheran Home. Services will be at 11 ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Bradley Allen "Brad" Bumphrey, 37, of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Kewanee, died April 8, 2014, at his home. Memorial ...
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04/15/2014, 10:42 am Mildred 'Mili' D. Cooksey, 83, of Silvis, left this world to be with her Lord Jesus on Sunday, April 13, ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Harold E. Wright, 73, of Coal Valley, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Arrangements are pending ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Irene Fay Ore, 91, passed away April 9, 2014, at Hope Creek in East Moline. Her wishes to be cremated ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Haline Akulow, 91, of East Moline, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Riverwood Care Center, East Moline. Arrangements ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Funeral services for David A. "Smokie" Walters, 54, of Moline, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Van Hoe Funeral ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm Marlene Mary McIntyre, 65, of Milan, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home, in the care of UnityPoint Hospice ...
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04/14/2014, 8:00 pm David G. Lindquist, 54, of Milan, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Arrangements are pending ...
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04/13/2014, 6:50 pm Adams, Eleanor A., 90, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport. Almanza, Helen L., 60, Rochelle, Ill., formerly ...
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04/13/2014, 6:50 pm Amhof, Beverly, 71, Davenport; Runge, Davenport. Currie, Janice E., 79, Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo. Johnson, Eleanor M., 97, formerly of ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Eddie L. Terrell, 73, of Davenport, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport. Arrangements are ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Deagon Wayne Medlock, infant son of Samantha and Matthew Medlock, Davenport, became one of God's angels on Thursday, April 10, ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Beverly Amhof, 71, of Davenport, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Good Samaritan Center, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Harvey E. Whipple, 78, of Colona, passed from this life, Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his home surrounded by his ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Lawrence Whiteside Steele, 67, of Aledo, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Eleanor M. Johnson, 97, formerly of Andover and Geneseo, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, at Meadowview Senior Living Center, ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Janice E. Currie, 79, of Seaton, Ill., died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Genesis Senior Living, Aledo. Services are 11 ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Donald E. LaMay, 82, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Arrangements are ...
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04/13/2014, 6:47 pm Elsie I. Duranso, 82, of Rock Island, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services will be ...
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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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