Funerals today, Monday, March 25, 2013


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Posted Online: March 24, 2013, 8:25 pm
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Atkins, Margaret L., 84, Abingdon, Ill.; 11 a.m., Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Abingdon.
Blaser Erikson, Loretta, 89, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Gregory, Jim, 74, Moline; 2:30 p.m., Rock Island National Cemetery (meet 2:15 p.m., Trimble, Moline).
Johnston, Betty A., formerly Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Martin, Franklin M., 79, Beverly Hills, Fla., formerly Sherrard; 10:30 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
Ripley, Theodora Marguerite "Dora," 86, formerly Rock Island, Taylor Ridge and Andalusia; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Thompson, Beverly E., 59, Carbon Cliff; 6 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
VanDamme, Richard R., 80, Moline; 1 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Vogel, Bartholomew Joseph "Bud" Jr., 87, Silvis; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Wilson, Gordon H. "Abe," 88, Moline; 11:30 a.m, Trimble, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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