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 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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