Funeral list for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 03, 2013, 4:40 pm
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Monday, Feb. 4

Bos, Charles W. "Chuck," 83, rural Geneseo; 11 a.m., Geneseo Evangelical Free.
Bunn, Mary L., 86, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Clark, T. Victor, 80, Davenport; 10 a.m., Christ United Methodist, Davenport.
Emerson, Lois I., 67, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Rux, Kewanee.
Erwin, Sandra Kae, 68, Ottawa; 10 a.m., St. Patrick's, Ottawa.
Hagan, Joseph W. "Joe," 89, Galesburg, formerly Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hand, Barbara B., 86, Fulton; 11 a.m., St. Patrick Catholic, Albany.
Olson, Anna M., 93, Adel, Iowa, formerly Davenport; 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran, Davenport.
Plambeck, Allen E.H., 90, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Rainey, Robert D, 85, Mission, Texas, formerly Woodhull; 2 p.m., Bethany Lutheran, Woodhull.
Rigg, Trent R., 59, East Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl.
Smith, Richard L., 70, Morrison; 10 a.m., Emmanuel Reformed, Morrison.


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1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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