Deaths, Dec. 4, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 5:19 pm
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Beaudry, Mary Ann, 79, formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Presly, Rock Island.
Dura, Marcella, 83, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Farr, Donna M., 69, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Luckey, Robert L., 55, of Calvin, Okla.; Whinery-Savage, Elk City, Okla.
Pauley, Mary Lou, 85, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Scoville, Mary Anna, 92, Rock Island, formerly of Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Snyder, Elmer "Whitey," 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Van Unnik, Louise Josephine, 91, Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Villegas, Augustin Victoria, 57, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Wakeland, Patricia M., 78, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Winegard, Alfred Daniel, 86, Muscatine; Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers, Muscatine.
Wolf, Barbara J., Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.


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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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