Funerals today, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 7:45 pm
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Brocket, Clifford E., 86, Cambridge; 1:30 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Brooks, Elden E., 89, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Coblentz, William "Bill," 93, Davenport; 11 a.m., St. Matthew Lutheran, Davenport.
Dillbeck, James Bruce "Bruno," 52, East Moline, formerly Macon, Ill.; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Maes, Shirley L., 70, Prophetstown; 10:30 a.m., Advent Christian, Prophetstown.
Nelson, Jeri L., 64, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, Moline.
Pressly, Charlotte E., 88, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran, Rock Island.
Roman, Marguerite E., 101, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Scherz, Lou, 75, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sovanski, Gregory "Polock," 67, Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Trich, Ruby L., 91, Moline; 10:30 a.m., First Covenant, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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