Funerals, April 8, 2014

Posted Online: April 07, 2014, 6:08 pm
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Cain, William F., 76, Moline; 1 p.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Carlson, Dorothy Jane, 86, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Carter, Jean, 87, Milan; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Drummond, Mildred M., 91, Davenport, formerly DeWitt, Iowa; 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Johnson, James Anthony Sr., 53, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Orr's, Rock Island.
Knowlton, Jessie, 77, Moline; 11 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Kulig, Stanley "Stash," 84, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Rock Island.
Ouderkirk, Virginia J., 85, Garner, Iowa; 11 a.m., United Methodist, Garner.
Raya, Maria, 67, Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's, Moline.
Rursch, Dorothy I., 93, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Sattizahn, Margaret "Peg" L., 94, Clinton, Iowa; 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian, Clinton.
Scharer, Nancy L., 75, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


Local events heading

  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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