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09/18/2014, 6:38 pm Cawley, Julie Van Fossen, 53, Davenport, formerly Cincinnati, Ohio; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Diedrich, Margaret Emma, 96, formerly Bradford and Moline; ...
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09/18/2014, 6:38 pm Bielema, Harold E. "Harry," 78, Albany; 2 p.m., Albany United Methodist. Cooksey, Leo "Tip," 85, Silvis; noon, Schroder, Silvis. ...
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09/17/2014, 5:56 pm Hickman, Lailiana Annebelle, infant daughter of Briana Atwater and Walter Hickman, Maquoketa, Iowa; 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran, Davenport. Kruger, ...
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09/17/2014, 5:55 pm Adkins, Vernon R. "Vern," 81, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee. Buchen, Virginia H., 97, St. Anthony, Minn., formerly East Moline; Van ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Dave Uzzo, 67, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Arrangements are pending ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Betty Joyce Simmons, 61, of Davenport, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Helen F. Potach, 90, of Davenport, formerly of Omaha, Neb., died Sept. 15, 2014, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. Services ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Ann McCarthy Weber, 61, of Davenport, died Sept. 15, 2014. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Linda Kay Fisher, 58, of Davenport, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Carl Raymond Fanth, 76, of Davenport, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Davenport. Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Runge, ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Merle Torbet Streitmatter, 89, of Kewanee, died Sept. 16, 2014, at St. Luke Medical Center, Kewanee. Services are 1 p.m. ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Vernon R. "Vern" Adkins, 81, of Kewanee, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Presence Cor Mariae Center, Rockford, Ill. Arrangements ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Leo "Tip" Cooksey, 85, of Silvis, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be noon ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Thomas Lingris, 79, of East Moline, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Funeral services are 10 ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Claraetta Huskey, 91, of East Moline, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline. Arrangements are ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Georgeanne Clark, 86, of East Moline, passed away peacefully Sept. 16, 2014, with her family at her side. As she ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Virginia H. Buchen, 97, of St. Anthony, Minn., formerly of East Moline, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Graveside services will ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Fern I. Gibb, 98, of East Dundee, Ill., formerly of Moline, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Highland Oaks Nursing ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Henry M. "Hank" DeMay, 90, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. Funeral ...
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09/17/2014, 5:53 pm Jesse Jason Dee, 39, of Moline, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his home. Cremation rites will be accorded, and ...
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09/16/2014, 10:54 pm Berger, Annetta Ruth, 88, Walcott, formerly of Davenport; Runge, Davenport. Cewe, Robert E., 95, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron. Cooksey, ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Anguiano, Mary, 79, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Rock Island. Caudill, Darlene J., 75, Coal Valley; 11 a.m., ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Helen F. Potach, 90, of Davenport, formerly of Omaha, Neb., died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the University of Iowa ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Ann McCarthy Weber, 61, of Davenport, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at her home following a sudden illness. Arrangements are ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Dale L. Lightfoot, 67, of Davenport, formerly of Dubuque, Iowa, died Sept. 9, 2014, at his home. Cremation was accorded. ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Steven John Jockisch, 56, of Davenport, died Sept. 11, 2014, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City. Memorial services will ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Lailiana Annebelle Hickman, infant daughter of Briana Atwater and Walter Hickman, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Ruth A. Farnsworth, 76, of Davenport, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Eagle Point Nursing and Rehab, Clinton, Iowa. Services ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Annetta Ruth Berger, 88, of Walcott, formerly of Davenport, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Kahl Home, Davenport. Arrangements ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Mary E. Thomas, 79, of Colona, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. Funeral services will be ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Reuben V. Lempke, 98, of Cambridge, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Private funeral services were held ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Warren G. Edwards, 91, of Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Richmond, Va., formerly of Fulton, died Sept. 11, 2014, at ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Robert E. Cewe, 95, of Port Byron, passed on Sept. 15, 2014, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Carl "Mickey" M. Brennan, 70, of Hampton, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis. Visitation ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Harold E. "Harry" Bielema, 78, of Albany, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his home. Memorial services are 2 p.m. ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Leo "Tip" Cooksey, 85, of Silvis, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home. Services will be noon Friday ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Thomas "Tom" Lingris, 79, of East Moline, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Arrangements are pending ...
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09/16/2014, 10:53 pm Margie McIntire, 73, of Rock Island, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Riverpark, East Moline. At her request, ...
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09/16/2014, 10:52 pm The Rev. Albert D. Lestor, 94, of Rock Island, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Amber Ridge Memory Care, Moline. ...
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09/16/2014, 10:52 pm Leona C. Kean, 82, of Rock Island, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at St. Anthony's Nursing and Rehab ...
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09/16/2014, 10:52 pm Gilbert O. Skalet, 98, of Black Earth, Wis., formerly of Moline, died on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Heartland Country ...
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09/16/2014, 10:52 pm Dale Scalf, 88, of Moline, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. Funeral services will ...
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09/16/2014, 10:52 pm Barbara K. Exbom Thompson, 80, of Moline, died peacefully surrounded by her loving children and family on Sunday, Sept. 14, ...
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09/16/2014, 10:52 pm Henry M. DeMay, 90, of Moline, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. Mass of ...
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09/15/2014, 8:27 pm Anguiano, Mary, 79, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island. Atkinson, Mary L., 85, Memphis, Mo.; Payne, Memphis. Caudill, Darlene J., 75, ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Downey, Donna Jean, 87, Dubuque, Iowa; 2 p.m., Schroder, Silvis. Dunsmoor, Jewel E., 71, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Services for Margaret Vance, 94, Roseville, Minn., formerly of Davenport, are 10 a.m. Friday at St. Alphonsus Catholic, Davenport. Burial ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Janilou "Jane" M. Foster, 80, of Bettendorf, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at ManorCare, Utica Ridge, Davenport. Services are 10 ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Rose Marie Edgerton, 89, of Davenport, passed away on Sept. 14, 2014, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf. Memorial ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Jane L. Pauwels, of Caledonia, Mich., formerly of the Quad-Cities, died Sept. 7, 2014. Services are 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Helen B. Crabtree, 88, of Kewanee, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill. ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Joel J. Cozad, 87, of Barstow, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Marigold Rehab and Health Care, Galesburg. Arrangements are ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Carl M. Brennan, 70, of Hampton, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis. Arrangements are pending with ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Darlene J. Caudill, 75, of Coal Valley, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Services ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Doris Yates-Wren, 62, of East Moline, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at her home. A memorial service will be ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Frederick R. "Rick" Stahr III, 70, of Rock Island, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in St. Anthony's Nursing and Rehab, ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Margie McIntire, 73, of Rock Island, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Riverpark, East Moline. Arrangements are pending ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Sadie "Irene" Dobbins, 68, of Rock Island, died on Saturday morning, Sept. 13, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Mary Anguiano, 79, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Bettendorf Health Care. A Mass of Christian ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Barbara K. Exbom Thompson, 80, of Moline, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Esterdahl Mortuary ...
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09/15/2014, 8:26 pm Mary Lucille Atkinson, 85, of Memphis, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Scotland County Care Center, Memphis. Cremation was ...
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09/14/2014, 9:42 pm Monday, Sept. 15 Day, Larry, 64, Bettendorf; 5-7 p.m., Freight House, Davenport. Dorris, Lawrence "Larry" William, 73, Davenport; 2 ...
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09/14/2014, 9:42 pm Bielema, Harold E., 78, Albany; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton. Dobbins, Sadie Irene, 68, Rock Island; Carson, Maquoketa, Iowa. Edwards, Warren G., 91, ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Betty Seward, 77, Bettendorf, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center East, Davenport. Graveside services are 10 a.m. ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Terryl Helble, 68, of Bettendorf, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Bettendorf. Services are 6 p.m. Tuesday at ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Vernon S. Minnaert, 81, of Atkinson, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the LaSalle Veterans Home, LaSalle, Ill. A ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Bradley D. Kruger, 47, of Cambridge, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Cremation has ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Warren G. Edwards, 91, a resident of Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Richmond, Va., formerly of Fulton, died Thursday, Sept. ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Harold E. Bielema, 78, Albany, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending at Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home, Fulton. ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Edith M. Senatra, 85, of Silvis, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis. Funeral services ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Sadie Irene Dobbins, 68, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics ...
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09/14/2014, 9:40 pm Frances F. Roberts, 72, of Milan, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services will ...
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  Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.






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