Funerals, Dec. 6, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Beaudry, Mary Ann, 79, formerly of Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Connell, Danny L., 60, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
DeKwae, Rene R., 90, a resident of Kahl Home, Davenport, formerly of Durant; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home Chapel, Davenport.
Dura, Marcella, 83, Kewanee; 10:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee.
Johnson, Mary Frances, Rock Island; 11 a.m., People's Missionary Baptist, Rock Island.
Snyder, Elmer "Whitey," 89, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Stubbs, Ruth M., 81, Erie; 11:30 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Erie.
Swanson, the Rev. H.R. Erwin, 89, Madison, Wis., formerly of Bettendorf; 11 a.m., St. James Lutheran, Bettendorf.
Swick, John E., 45, Naples, Fla., formerly Coal Valley; 6 p.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.
Van Unnik, Louise Josephine, 91, Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Wakeland, Patricia M., 78, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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