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 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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