Funerals today, Friday, March 1, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2013, 6:29 pm
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Ackerman Hickey, Pearl, 94, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Albrecht, Werner K., 88, Moline; 11 a.m., Church of Peace UCC, Rock Island.
Buysse, Mabel K., 92, Atkinson; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Atkinson.
Colbert, Ayliffe C., 80, Ft. Pierce, Fla., formerly East Moline; 10 a.m., Christ United Methodist, East Moline.
Jaros, Dennis "D.J.," 69, Port Byron; 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran, Silvis.
Knaggs, Monica A., 74, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Lingris, John, 89, East Moline; 10 a.m., St. George Greek Orthodox, Rock Island.
McFate, Shaun Michael, 35, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Meyer, Georgia L., 90, Davenport; 11 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Pillar, Dolly E., 85, Davenport; 1 p.m., Third Missionary Baptist, Davenport.
Powell, William N. "Bill," 53, East Moline; 2 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Pray, Howard E., 76, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Reddig, Alice Mae, 79, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rielly, John Marcus, 84, Geneseo; 11 a.m., North Cemetery, Geneseo.
Rode, Richard Glen, 85, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sedgwick, Harry E., 71, Hampton; 11 a.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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