Funerals for Monday, March 18, 2013

Posted Online: March 17, 2013, 7:56 pm
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Monday, March 18

Angevine, Martin L. "Marty," 94, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Clay, Sherry Lynn, 57, Moline; noon, Second Baptist, Rock Island.
Clifton, Karen K., 72, Monroe City, Mo.; 10:30 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Cygan, Josephine M. "Joy," 90, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m., St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf.
Hancock, Donald F., 84, Orion; 10 a.m., Orion United Methodist.
Hughes, Mary Jayne, 89, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Johnson, Arthurlene, 70, Davenport; 11 a.m., Progressive Baptist, Davenport.
Murray, Rita Eileen, 96, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.
Nerdahl, Joan Lois, 83, Moline; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Reed, Herman J., 80, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Smith, Shirley May, 86, Mesa, Ariz., formerly Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Woodworth, Sharon R., 63, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Rux, Kewanee.


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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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