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 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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