Funearls today, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 01, 2013, 5:49 pm
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Averill, William T. "Ted," 83, Rock Island; 1:30 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Carnes, Naomi Gail, 68, rural Griggsville, Ill.; 10 a.m., Niebur, Pittsfield, Ill.
Jefferson, Al, 77, Rock Island; National Cemetery, Arsenal Island (meet 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island).
Lopez, Gilbert T. "Gil," 80, Silvis; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
Nusbaum, David Bruce, 65, Eldridge; 11 a.m., Chambers, Eldridge.
Wagenecht, Leslie R., 52, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., St. Peter Lutheran, Morrison.
Watson, Ireta E., 80, formerly Moline and Coal Valley; 2 p.m., Trimble, Moline.


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  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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