Donette 'Donut' 'Donnie' Phillips

Posted Online: April 11, 2014, 5:36 pm
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Our beloved sister Donette Sue "Donut" "Donnie" Phillips, 43, formerly of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, 4700 53rd St., Moline. Memorials can be made to the family to help with expenses.
Donette was born Sept. 30, 1970, in Rock Island, to Don L. and Rosalie Phillips.
Donette loved social networking, walks in the park and reading. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her daughter, family and friends.
She is survived by a brother, Gregg A. Phillips, New Boston; two sisters, Lorri L. Morris and husband, Douglas Morris, Rock Island, and Teri J. Phillips, Milan; along with nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.


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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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