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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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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