Funeral list for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Originally Posted Online: Nov. 11, 2012, 10:10 pm
Last Updated: Nov. 11, 2012, 10:11 pm
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Blanchard, Paula Ruby, 76, Moline; 2:30 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, East Moline.

Bradley, Dennis M., 66, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa.

Hall, Dorothy Pauline, 83, Sherrard; 10 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Milan.

King, Jimmie Dean 'Jim,' 71, Geneseo; 11 a.m., United Church of Oneida.

Lackey, Joy A., 81, Erie; 10 a.m., Fenton United Methodist, Fenton.

Riley, Susan “Sue” C., 39, Moline; 11 a.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.

Roels, Albert J., 81, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.

Stone, Simeon Lee, Rock Island; 2 p.m., Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.


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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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