Donald Rieker

Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Donald M. Rieker, 63, of Carol Stream, Ill., formerly of Rock Island County, died May 2, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services are 7 p.m. Thursday, at Brust Funeral Home 415 N. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, with visitation 2 p.m. until services. Interment is private.
He was the beloved husband of Irene (nee) Inopia; dear father of Shawn and Tristen; fond grandfather of Mark, Ivan, Joshua and Megan; dear brother of Daniel (Judy), David (Ina), Christopher (Melanie) and Mary (Robert) Sprowls; cherished son of Marjorie and the late, Marion.


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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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