Funerals today, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:56 pm
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Burrage, Lue Ann "Lula," Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Emmert, David L., 74, Moline; 11 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Moline.
Fedrizzi, Fabrizio, 69, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Kaul, Deb, 63, Franklin, Wis., formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Lindbom, Roger A., 61, rural Cambridge; 1 p.m., Rux, Galva.
Martens, Dorothy "Dede," 85, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
McClanahan, Gerald "Jerry" W., 71, Davenport; 9:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Miller, Gene D., 82, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island, formerly Coal Valley; 11:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.


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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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