Funerals, March 2, 2013


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Dismer, Fred C. Jr., 82, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Fuller, Delores L., 79, Davenport; 2 p.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Hodgett, Grace, 92, Neponset; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Holevoet, Darlene I., 92, Galva; 10 a.m., Rux, Galva.
Loveall, Patrick "Pat" John, 71, formerly the Quad-Cities area; 11 a.m., Bethel Wesley United Methodist, Moline.
Martin, Helen Elizabeth, 93, Wilton, Iowa; 11 a.m., First Presbyterian, Wilton.
McCarty, Judith F., 77, Delavan, Ill.; noon, First Presbyterian, Delavan.
Patton, Wanda, 83, Hampton; 5 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Potter, Norman, 91, Silvis; 10 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran, Moline.
Pratt, Daniel M. "Danny," 52, Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Atkinson.
Sargent, Charles A., 63, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Schrup, Anthony F., 55, Rock Island; noon, St. Mary's, Rock Island.

















 



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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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