Funerals, Jan. 9, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 5:41 pm
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Elsbury, Michael Todd, 49, Andalusia; 11 a.m., Heritage Wesleyan, Rock Island.
Fausett, Wanda, 82, Aledo; 11 a.m., Aledo United Methodist.
Juist, Genevieve M., 85, Fulton; 10:30 a.m., Fulton Presbyterian.
Karenke, Dale O., 78, Lynn Center; 2:30 p.m., Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Lindstrom, Earl, 86, Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Parrish, Harry Lewis "Lew," 77, Nelsonville, Ky., formerly Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Concordia Lutheran, Geneseo.
Schnoebelen, Laverne R., 98, Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Moline.
Whitmore, Phyllis M., 84, Moline; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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