Funerals today, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 6:00 pm
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Blume, Frederick "Rick" Tillman Hawk, 57, Kewanee; 11 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Kewanee.
DeWitte, Alice E., 101, Silvis, formerly Port Byron; 1:30 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe, Silvis.
Hawkins, Timothy "Tim" Drake, 61, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Presbyterian Church, Kewanee.
Johnson, Bettyann, 70, East Moline; 1 p.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Kelly, Gracie King, 76, Davenport; 11 a.m., Third Missionary Baptist, Davenport.
Klinetop, Helen M., 95, Oak Brook, Ill., formerly Kewanee; 1 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Lowry, Curtis, 59, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., St. John's United Methodist, Davenport.
Thomas, Eleanor C., 93, East Moline; 11 a.m., St. Anne Catholic, East Moline.
Wilkens, Jay, 87, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Ebenezer Reformed, Morrison.
Youngquist, DoLores L., 81, Davenport; 1:30 p.m., Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.

















 



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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.
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