Funerals, Jan. 7, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 06, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Allison, Jillane K., 60, Carbondale; 11 a.m., Bethany Lutheran, Woodhull.
Appleman, John "Tony" Anthony, 52, Baton Rouge, La., formerly Moline; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Braack, Dale E., 72, Eldridge; 10:30 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Eldridge.
Brawner, Agnes Luymes, 91, Galva; 11 a.m., First United Methodist, Galva.
DeMay, Marjorie L., 88, Atkinson; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Atkinson.
Diedrick, Delmar Henry Anthony, 93, Davenport; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home Chapel, Davenport.
Ellis, Geraldine W., 97, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Hoffman, Erline M., 90, Moline; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Michalik, Andrew F. "Snooks," 84, Kewanee; 10:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee.
Mercer, Sharon L., 68, Colona; 10:30 a.m., Colona United Methodist.
Moreno, Anthony "Tony" Jr., 77, Silvis; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
Olson, Carl H. Jr., 88, Batavia, formerly Moline; 11 a.m., First Covenant, Moline.
Parker, Mary A., 82, Milan; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Perry, Claudia Lorra, 68, Orion; 1:30 p.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Vargas, Lucy, 82, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Davenport.
Williams, Leota M., 87, Geneseo; 2 p.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Yelm, Donna R., 69, Aledo; 11 a.m., Bewley, Aledo.


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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