Funerals today, Wednesday, March 6, 2013


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Posted Online: March 05, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Croegaert, Shirley J., 81, Annawan; 10:30 a.m., Annawan Community United Methodist.
Gordon, Isabelle, 85, Moline; 11 a.m., First Christian Church, Moline.
Heber, Wanda A., 82, formerly Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Laschanzky, Debra D., 55, Davenport; 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Davenport.
Ryan, Bette, 82, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sauer, Bobbie P., 68, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Stieger, Emil, 97, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.


















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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