Funerals, March 26, 2013


Share
Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Gumpert, John D. Sr., 83, Davenport; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Jones, Audrey Maxine Carter, 92, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kramer, Dorothy E., 96, resident of Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, formerly of Fulton; 11 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Licklider, Jason E., 40, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Siefken, Miriam F., 89, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Morrison United Methodist.
Thompson, Beverly E., 59, Carbon Cliff; 10:30 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.

















 




Local events heading








  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.




(More History)