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09/02/2014, 10:02 am Corzette, Tyler, 21, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport. Cruz, Lupe, 83, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline. Dolan, Josephine A. "Josie," 74, Bettendorf; ...
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09/02/2014, 10:02 am Fowler, Vincent Dale, 88, Davenport; 10 a.m., Community of Christ, Davenport. Gaydos, Donald, 87, East Moline; 10 a.m., St. Anne ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Lester L. Platt, 90, of Davenport, died Aug. 29, 2014. Services are noon Wednesday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation 11 ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Calyn Heuer, 47, of Davenport, passed away, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Genesis West Medical Center, Davenport. Arrangements are ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Loretta "Lori" Estes, 76, of Pleasant Valley, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Weerts ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Edward W. "Wild Bill" Elliott, 90, formerly of LeClaire, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Aspen Rehabilitation and Health Care, ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Services for Josephine A. "Josie" Dolan, 74, Bettendorf, are 10:30 a.m. Friday, at St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf. Visitation is ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Tyler Corzette, 21, of Bettendorf, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Rock Island. Arrangements are pending at Weerts Funeral Home, ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Ivan Joe Kaufman, 77, of Morrison, died Aug. 31, 2014, at his home. Services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Ronald L. Downey, 72, Silvis, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Lupe Cruz, 83, Silvis, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Van Hoe Funeral Home, ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Allan E. Andrews of Silvis, formerly of Moline, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home. A graveside service ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Coral J. "Sam" Meyer, 76, of Coal Valley, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her family. ...
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09/02/2014, 10:01 am Michael J. E. Utley, 35, of East Moline, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in St. Mary's Hospital, Galesburg. Services are ...
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09/02/2014, 10:00 am Bernard K. Rice, 83, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. A memorial ...
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09/02/2014, 10:00 am Gerald Colby Van Dam, 77, formerly of Moline, passed away peacefully Aug. 19, 2014, in Irvine, Calif. Graveside services were ...
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08/31/2014, 8:05 pm Apfel, Arthur O. "Art," 90, Galva; Rux, Galva. Buckley, Robert L., 91, Mountain Home, Ark.; Kirby, Mountain Home. Carrillo, ...
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08/31/2014, 8:05 pm Deter, Sharon Kay, 54, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Emmanuel Reformed, Morrison. Smith, Dylan R. "Pickles," 23, Aledo; 11 a.m., Speer, ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Helen Young, 91, of Eldridge, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Eldridge. Arrangements are pending at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Dorothy M. Whan, 94, of Bettendorf, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Iowa Masonic Health Facility, Bettendorf. Services are 2 ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Betty Mae Ray, 87, of Bettendorf, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Bettendorf Health Care. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Eleanor F. Dettmann, 97, of Davenport, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Davenport. Arrangements are pending ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Vincent J. Carrillo, 78, of Davenport, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Ronald L. Bloominger, 75, of Davenport, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Genesis West, Davenport. Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Joe Kaufman, 77, of Morrison, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm A graveside service for Robert L. Buckley, of Mountain Home, Ark., will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Arthur O. "Art" Apfel, 90, of Galva, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at OSF St. Luke Hospital, Kewanee. Arrangements are ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Ronald Downey, 72, of Silvis, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Van Hoe Funeral ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Frankie Woods, 86, of East Moline, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 29, 2014, ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Michael Jay Emmett Utley, 35, of East Moline, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in St. Mary's Hospital, Galesburg. Visitation is ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Bernard K. Rice, 83, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral arrangements ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Alice Marie Circello, 94, of Rock Island, passed away, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at St. Anthony's Nursing and Rehab, Rock ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Richard Keith Raines Sr., 88, of Moline, lost his battle with COPD and heart problems on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, ...
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08/31/2014, 8:04 pm Barry L. Brown, 56, of Moline, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City. ...
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08/30/2014, 7:29 pm Bloominger, Ronald L., 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Brown, Barry L., 56, Moline; Wendt, Moline. Graham, Robert L. Jr., 54, ...
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08/30/2014, 7:29 pm Cook, Andrew Hans, 99, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport. ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Gertrude L. Wells, 87, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Davenport Lutheran Home. Services are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Vincent McClure Thompson, 72, of Bettendorf, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport. Services are 10 ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Elaine Malmanger Stine, 86, of Davenport, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport. Services are 11 ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Melissa Pulliam, 64, of Davenport, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Memorial services are ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Lester Platt, 90, of Davenport, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport. Arrangements are ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Gerald Patterson, 81, of Davenport, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Raymond A. Jones, 91, of Davenport, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Services are ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Linda Leann Harley, of Dahinda, Ill., formerly of Davenport, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Vivian Lucille Carlson, 95, of Davenport, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Kahl Home, Davenport. Services are 11 a.m. Sept. ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Ronald L. Bloominger, 75, of Davenport, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, West Central Park, Davenport. Arrangements ...
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09/02/2014, 12:02 pm Maxine E. Simkins, 94, of Cambridge, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care, Geneseo. ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Dr. William "Bill" R. Scales, 81, of Coal Valley, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at his residence. Private family ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Terrence "Terry" Carroll Vogele, 78, husband of Anne Tonnessen Vogele, of Summerville, S.C., formerly of Rock Island, passed away on ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Caryl A. Van Hyfte, 76, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral ...
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08/30/2014, 7:27 pm Robert L. Graham Jr., 54, of Rock Island, passed away on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Silvis. Graveside services are ...
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08/30/2014, 7:26 pm Fearld L. Webb, 85, of Moline, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services will be ...
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08/30/2014, 7:26 pm Loren Spencer, 79, of Moline, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in peace at home. In lieu of a visitation, a ...
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08/30/2014, 7:26 pm Richard "Dick" K. Raines Sr., 88, a resident of Heritage Woods, Moline, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at his ...
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08/30/2014, 7:26 pm Barry L. Brown, 56, of Moline, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. Services are 10 ...
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08/29/2014, 10:49 pm Bechtel, Rev. Roland Dean, 72, East Moline; 10 a.m., Foursquare Church, East Moline. Boussemaere, Ruth Emilie, 81, Milan; 10 ...
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08/29/2014, 10:49 pm Carlson, Vivian Lucille, 95, Davenport; Runge, Davenport. Meinert, Patti J., 60, LeClaire; Schroder, Silvis. Pulliam, Melissa, 64, Blue Grass; ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Vincent M. Thompson, 72, of Bettendorf, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Genesis East, Davenport. Arrangements are pending at Weerts ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Eva Mae Stein, 89, of Bettendorf, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services will be private, ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Melissa Pulliam, 64, of Blue Grass, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Patti J. Meinert, 60, of LeClaire, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Andrew Hans Cook, 99, of Davenport, died Aug. 27, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Bettendorf. Services are 2:30 p.m. Sunday at ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Eric M. Carter, 57, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at St. Mary's Nursing and Rehab, Davenport. Services are ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Vivian Lucille Carlson, 95, of Davenport, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Kahl Home in Davenport. Arrangements are pending ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Dorothy A. VanMeenen, 96, of Geneseo, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit, Geneseo. ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Services for Dylan R. "Pickles" Smith, 23, of Aledo, will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Donald Gaydos, 87, of East Moline, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Amber Ridge, Moline. Funeral services are ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Caryl A. Van Hyfte, 76, of Rock Island, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Madge F. Kirk, 94, of Rock Island, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. ...
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08/29/2014, 10:48 pm Dorothy "Jean" Entler, 80, of Rock Island, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at home. A memorial service will be held ...
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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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