Funerals, Dec. 6, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Beaudry, Mary Ann, 79, formerly of Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Connell, Danny L., 60, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
DeKwae, Rene R., 90, a resident of Kahl Home, Davenport, formerly of Durant; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home Chapel, Davenport.
Dura, Marcella, 83, Kewanee; 10:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee.
Johnson, Mary Frances, Rock Island; 11 a.m., People's Missionary Baptist, Rock Island.
Snyder, Elmer "Whitey," 89, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Stubbs, Ruth M., 81, Erie; 11:30 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Erie.
Swanson, the Rev. H.R. Erwin, 89, Madison, Wis., formerly of Bettendorf; 11 a.m., St. James Lutheran, Bettendorf.
Swick, John E., 45, Naples, Fla., formerly Coal Valley; 6 p.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.
Van Unnik, Louise Josephine, 91, Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Wakeland, Patricia M., 78, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, 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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