Funerals today, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 28, 2012, 6:06 pm
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Beserra, Severiana V., 83, East Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, East Moline.
Carlson, Vernon C. "Vern," 68, Rock Island, formerly Geneseo; 1 p.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Coffenberry, William "Bill" Harris, 85, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Asbury United Methodist, Bettendorf.
Cutshall, Robin A., 38, East Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline.
DeMay, Francis A., 74, Prophetstown; noon-3 p.m., McDonald, Prophetstown.
Edens, Mary, 92, Davenport; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Erhart, Anna M., 89, Andalusia; 11 a.m., St. Patrick Catholic, Taylor Ridge.
Gibson, Jerry W., 68, Milan; 2 p.m., Dennison, Viola.
Haan, Robert, 89, Harbor Crest, Fulton; 3 p.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Hill, Beatrice L. "Mrs. B," 75, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Hornbuckle, Rochelle Lynn, 65, Morton, Ill., formerly Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Keegan, Rodney J., 58, Grand Mound, Iowa; 10:30 a.m., Schultz, DeWitt, Iowa.
Lerch, Barbara J., 81, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, Rock Island.
Miller, Thomas, 62, Milan; 3-5 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Orlandi, Deno, 100, Mark, Ill.; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Granville, Ill.
Ott, Mary C., 85, Davenport; 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Pittser, Verle M., 89, Hope Creek, East Moline, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m. Runge, Davenport.
Reddick, Darrell Wayne, 74, Andover; 10 a.m., First United Methodist, Geneseo.
Reis, Helen M., 99, Moline; 2 p.m., South Park Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Ruiz, Frances L., 85, Hope Creek, East Moline; 1:30 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Moline.
Russell, Carolyn L., 69, New Boston; 10 a.m., New Boston United Methodist.
Santee, Frances L., 85, Colona, formerly Moline; 11 a.m., New Life Fellowship, Moline.
Schwener, Barbara, 80, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Stock, Suzanne "Susi," 74, Moline; 11 a.m., St. John's Lutheran, Rock Island.
Sturgill, James E., 96, Aledo Rehab and Healthcare; 2 p.m., Leon United Methodist, Prophetstown.
Trauffer, Lori J., 49, Davenport; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Davenport.
Youngstrom, C. Robert, 91, Cambridge; 10:30 a.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Galva.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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