Funerals today, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 06, 2012, 5:43 pm
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Amato, Phyllis M., 84, Moline, formerly Hampton; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Darby, Larry H., 70, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Emmanuel Reformed, Morrison.
Fisher, Larry, 70, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Gomez, Philip J. "Phil," 48, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic, Bettendorf.
Kelting, Nadine, 95, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Muhs, Jean, 78, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., First Christian, Davenport.
Sherrod, Nancy L., 72, Davenport; 11 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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