Funerals today, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 12, 2013, 5:05 pm
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Besse, Mildred Jean "Millie" Parker, 87, Erie; 11 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Girot, Timothy "Tim" A., 52, East Moline; 11 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Johnson, Marilee J., 65, Moline; noon, Coal Valley Church of the Nazarene.
Newsom, Connie Jo, 61, Goose Lake, Iowa; 11 a.m., Pape, Clinton, Iowa.
Rumans, William Warren, 92, Davenport; 10 a.m., Rock Island National Cemetery (meet 9:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport).
Way, Lorena L. "Lori," 44, Coal Valley; 1 p.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.

















 



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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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