Death list for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2013, 4:35 pm
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Albrecht, Werner K., 88, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Andrews, Connie Lea, 65, Clinton, Iowa; Lemke, Clinton.
Boardman, William A. "Bill," 63, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Dismer, Fred C. Jr., 82, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Hickey, Pearl Ackerman, 94, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Knaggs, Monica A., 74, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
McFate, Shaun Michael, 35, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Pratt, Daniel M., 52, Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Stutt, Robert Carl "Bob," 79, Davenport; Chambers, Eldridge.
Tebrugge, Karin Lynn Crew, San Antonio, Texas, formerly Moline.
Williams, Robert E., 91, Bettendorf, formerly East Moline; Van Hoe, East 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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