Funerals today, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:51 pm
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Day, C. Howard, 86, Rock Island, formerly Milan; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Freed, Dennis M., 73, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.
Kleinau, Evelyn M., 92, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.
Rasmussen, Gloria S., 89, Davenport; 3 p.m., St. John's United Methodist, Davenport.
Schneckloth, Ione K., 94, Eldridge; 10:30 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Eldridge.
Stabler, Donald Jesse, 82, Neponset; 10 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Tolson, Myrtle, 94, Moline; 11 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Vallosio, Laura Joan, 82, Moline, formerly Knoxville, Ill.; 11 a.m., Maxey Chapel United Methodist, rural Knoxville.


Local events heading

  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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