Death list for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 5:46 pm
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Frits, Marguerite, 85, Owatonna, Minn., formerly of Port Byron.
Gittings, Bonita, 67, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Gless, Richard E. II, 42, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Huycke, Mary, 93, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Kelley, Douglas G., 76, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Nance, Willie "Cut," 67, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Stahle, Kathleen P., 72, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Williams, Phyllis A., 77, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.

















 



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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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