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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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