Deaths, July 4, 2014

Posted Online: July 03, 2014, 5:56 pm
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Druckmiller, Floretta E., 75, Taylor Ridge; Esterdahl, Moline.
Eipper, Joyce, 83, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Glaspie, Delores S., 61, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Hawkins, Tommy Ray, Arlington, Texas, formerly Milan; Wade, Arlington.
Henderson, Michael E., 64, Moline; Runge, Davenport.
Johnson, Louanne E., 44, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Libby, Mildred A., 96, Woodridge, Geneseo, formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Lihs, Judith A., 68, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Moseley, Remy D., 25, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Neff, Genevieve J. "Jackie," 90, Davenport, formerly Palm Coast, Fla.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Taylor, Charles T. "Chuck," 70, Oelwein, Iowa; Jamison-Schmitz, Oelwein.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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