Funerals, Dec. 11, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 5:22 pm
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Brown, Bonnie J., 70, Aledo; 10 a.m., Messiah Lutheran, Aledo.
Carlson, Julie L., 53, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Clarke, Wanda, 88, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Costas, Judith Jo Ann Thirtyacre, Muscatine; 10 a.m., George M. Wittich-Lewis, Muscatine.
Dujakovic, Velimir, 66, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Huycke, Mary, 93, Morrison; 2 p.m., Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Kelley, Douglas G., 76, Moline; 2 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Lindberg, Bonnie R., 85, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport.
Medina, Consuelo R., 93, of Bettendorf; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Osborn, Martin S., 74, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., St. Pius X, Rock Island.
Stahle, Kathleen P., 72, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.


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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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