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 Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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