Funerals today, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 8:14 pm
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Anderson, Shirley S., 78, rural Lisbon, Ill.; 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran, Morris.
Behncke, Burnelle Keith "BK," 92, formerly Davenport; 10:30 a.m., National Cemetery, Arsenal Island (meet 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport).
Culbertson, Gertrude L., 94, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
DeCoster, Mary Kay, 79, Moline; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Fox, Frances L., 95, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Jones, Belinda Jean, 61, Davenport; 11 a.m., Progressive Baptist, Davenport.
Roberts, Lillie M., 87, Davenport; 11 a.m., Grandview Baptist, Davenport.
Sheckles, Hazel, 93, formerly Keithsburg and Seaton; 6 p.m., Dennison, Aledo.
Ward, Carolyn M., 73, Woodhull; 10:30 a.m., Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.


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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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