Death list for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 24, 2013, 8:43 pm
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Donahue, Michael J. Sr., 57, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Fuller, Delores L., 79, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Gonyier, Harold D. Jr., 50, Davenport; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Holevoet, Darlene B., 92, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Howard, Dick, 85, Hampton; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Hutson, Justin W., 40, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Leonard, Eber J., 95, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Lingris, John, 89, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Lively, Margaret S., 92, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Meyer, Georgia L., 90, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Potter, Norman, 91, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Suiter, Rosemary, 79, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.


Local events heading

  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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