Funerals today, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:27 pm
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Aldeman, Ronald K., 72, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Carlson, Richard E., 86, Moline, formerly Orion; 11:30 a.m., Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Day, Marjorie, 87, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Kump, Anna Mae, 80, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Milan.
Meyers, Gordon DeLay, 97, Clinton, Iowa, formerly Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Spears, Dorothy R., 44, Rock Island; 12:30 p.m., New Journey, Moline.
Weets, Sharon Marston, 58, Wilton, Iowa; 10 a.m., Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis, Muscatine.
Wegener, Christopher R. "Rudy," 63, Walcott; 1 p.m., St. Andrew's Catholic, Blue Grass.
Welch, Mary Ellen "Marie," 89, East Moline, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, 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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