Funerals, Dec. 4, 2012


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Adams, Stephen "SPA" P., 64, Davenport; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Colmer, Joe L., 95, East Moline; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Dennis, Don R., 83, Erie; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Edwards, Charles A. "Charlie," 91, East Moline, formerly Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Engstrom, Evelyn G., 95, Coal Valley; 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Coal Valley.
Marr, Galen Russell, 69, Moline; 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran,Moline.
Sissel, Brandon, 18, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sweely, Christopher J. "Chris," 40, Clinton; 1 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, Silvis.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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