Deaths for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Posted Online: July 01, 2014, 8:08 pm
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Beguhn, Sandra E., 71, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Eckles, Elaine Yvonne, 88, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Grandberry, Edgar Jr., 73, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Harmon, Juanita M., 92, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kendall, David M., 67, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Oberhaus, Earl F., 84, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schell, Judith, 69, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wilbourn, James "Renziel," 87, Davenport; Orr's, Rock Island.
Young, Jane, 85, Hampton; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Zahatko, Edna P., 81, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

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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