Richard Dvorak


Share
Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:27 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Richard M. Dvorak, 56, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012.
Burial is 11:30 a.m. Friday at Rock Island National Cemetery. To attend, meet at Cunnick-Collins, Davenport, at 11 a.m. Services follow at 1 p.m. at Bettendorf Christian Church.
He was born June 12, 1956, in Belle Plaines, Iowa, to Richard E. Sr. and Avis Dvorak. He married Sharon Andresen-Gunsolus. He later married Monica Ponce.
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Michelle Dvorak; son, Michael Dvorak; four grandchildren; brother, Denny Dvorak; sister, Judy Dvorak.














 



Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


(More History)