Funerals, Nov. 8, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 07, 2012, 5:25 pm
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Buster, Katie A., 21, Port Byron; 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist, Port Byron.
Hildebrant, Timothy D. Sr., 67, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Holzinger, Nada, 60, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 10 a.m., Schroder, Colona.
Johnson, Marie M., 93, Aledo; 10 a.m., Viola Cemetery.
Labath, Janine Lou, 65, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sivertsen, Jerry, 83, Moline; noon, Wendt, Moline.
Thomsen, Darrell E., 70, Long Grove; 10 a.m., Park View Lutheran.
Verstraete, Helene M., 90, East Moline; 11 a.m., St. Anne Catholic, East Moline.
Young, Mary Louise, 78, Galesburg; 1:30 p.m., Corpus Christi Catholic, Galesburg.


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  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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