Jean Liebbe


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Posted Online: July 01, 2014, 8:08 pm
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Jean M. Liebbe, 91, of Davenport, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Cunnick-Collins, Davenport, with visitation 1 p.m. to services. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park.
She was born April 9, 1923, in Davenport, to LeeRoy and Mary Ellen McCleary Yager.
Surviving are her daughter, Patricia Calvert; son, Gary L. Pasvogel; brother, Robert Yager; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and six stepchildren.














 



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  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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