Funerals today, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 16, 2013, 5:22 pm
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Archibald, Charles L. "Chike," 84, Moline; 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran, Moline.
Boomershine, Dan R., 72, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Cernovich, Shirley A., 82, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Fick, Allen E., 65, Walcott; 10:30 a.m., Bentley, Durant.
Greer, Harry Lee Jr., 91, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Hartley, Priscilla June Devlin, 88, Galesburg; 3 p.m., North Henderson United Methodist.
Koopman, Roger D., 72, Milan; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lee, Jeffie J., 73, Rock Island; noon, Greater Antioch Baptist, Rock Island.
Lemen, Robert E. "Bob," 80, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox, East Moline.
McDaniel, Marie, 92, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Miller, Joanne M., 72, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Bewley, Aledo.
Moore, Gary, 67, Coal Valley; 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian, Coal Valley.
Peterson, Eugene E., 86, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Schmidt, Jordan, 15, Moline; 10 a.m., Alleman High School gymnasium, Rock Island.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
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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