Death list for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Baumunk, Lois J., 76, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
David, Richard L. "Dick," 72, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Emerson, Lois I., 67, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Erwin, Sandra Kae, 68, Ottawa, Ill.; Ottawa, Ottawa.
Hagan, Joseph W. "Joe," 89, Galesburg, formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hand, Barbara B., 86, Fulton; McDonald, Fulton.
Herren, Dorothy Darlene, 91, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kemble Ray, Barbara J., 60, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Linville, Peter A., 68, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Parsons, Jean A., 84, Hampton; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Price, Thomas L. "Tip," 74, rural Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rigg, Trent R., 59, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


Local events heading

  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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