Deaths, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 02, 2012, 8:32 pm
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Drefchinski, Elizabeth J., 69, Geneseo; Vandemore Funeral Homes Ltd., Geneseo.
Goode, Constance Lee, 64, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service, Davenport.
Kluk, Richard J., 65, Bettendorf; Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport.
Mann, Doris Lucille Jump, 93, Moline; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
McMaster, Kevin, 53, Moline; Wendt Funeral Home, Moline.
Ott, Brian C., 73, Moline; Rafferty Funeral Home, Moline.
Saunders, Delores M., 79, Tupelo, Miss., formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Stubbs, Ruth M., 81, Erie; Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie.
Sweely, Christopher J. "Chris," 40, Clinton; Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.


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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.

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