Deaths, July 1, 2014

Posted Online: June 30, 2014, 5:51 pm
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Acosta, Alfonso, 82, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Anderson, Lillie M., 84, Osco; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Harding, Christopher Michael, 38, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Holmes, Mark Alan, 52, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Jackson, Frances, 102, Peoria, Ill., formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Jefferson, Raymond "Skip," 61, Moline; Denison, Aledo.
Johnson, Richard A., 73, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Jones, Rachel I., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Larrison, Edgar Lee, 79, Hampton, East Moline, Lakeland, Fla.; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Liebbe, Jean M., 91, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Matheny, Susan L., 58, Cambridge; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Overton, Clifford E., 83, Bettendorf; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Stiles, Kathryn "Kay," 85, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Tucker, Lind J., 50, Hopkins, S.C., formerly Moline; Thompson, Columbia, S.C.
VanOpdorp, Louann, 59, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Vogele, Terrence 'Terry," 78, Summerville, S.C.; Parks, Summerville.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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