Funerals, March 26, 2013


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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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.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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