Deaths, April 14, 2014


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Posted Online: April 13, 2014, 6:50 pm
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Amhof, Beverly, 71, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Currie, Janice E., 79, Seaton; Fippinger, Aledo.
Johnson, Eleanor M., 97, formerly of Andover and Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
LaMay, Donald E., 82, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Terrell, Eddie L., 73, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Whipple, Harvey E., 78, Colona; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.

















 



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  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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