Deaths for Tuesday, April 30, 2013


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Posted Online: April 29, 2013, 7:21 pm
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Becker, Paul J., 50, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Brown, Mark A., 51, LeClaire; Weerts, Davenport.
Dickey, Philip T., 66, Princeton, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Ekonomos, Theodora "Teddy," 88, Rancho Mirage, Calif., formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Gale, James L., 82, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Herrick, Alberta L., 100, formerly Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Mandle, Linda Lou Radnour, 63, Yorkville, Ill.; Larson-Nelson, Yorkville.
Mills, Alma M., 89, Silvis; Schroder, Colona.
Teel, Nancy Emily, 67, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Thomas, Shirley J., 82, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

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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.
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