Funerals, Dec. 5, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Barlow, Veryl H., 83, Moline; 1:30 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
McMaster, Kevin, 53, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Ott, Brian C., 73, Moline; 10 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Moline.
Snyder, Ward "Ken," 66, Erie; 11 a.m., Erie Baptist.
Viscioni, Louis D., 99, East Moline; 10 a.m., St. Anne Catholic, East Moline.
Williamson, Arthur Franklin, 85, Andalusia; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.


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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