Death list for Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 08, 2012, 5:23 pm
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Bartholomew, Gordon "Bart," 82, Sun City, Ariz., formerly East Moline.
Brown, Bonnie J., 70, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Carlson, Julie L., 53, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Claerhout, Susan Jane, 66, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Desert Hills, Scottsdale.
Clarke, Wanda, 88, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Kelly, Gracie K., 76, Davenport; Orr's, Rock Island.
Lindberg, Bonnie R., 85, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Newman, Herbert J., 67, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
O'Brien, David B., 44, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Osborn, Martin S., 74, Rock Island; Rafferty, Moline.
Stork, Patrick Charles, 48, Bancroft, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Strupp, Earl L., 93, Ridgecrest, Davenport, formerly Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Tomlinson, Susie E., 98, New Windsor; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Wetzell, Lois J., 76, Rock Falls; Garland, Tampico.

















 



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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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