Funerals today, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 13, 2012, 6:17 pm
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Deffenbaugh, Rose B., 74, Davenport; noon, Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hecht, Mary Jane, 94, West Burlington, Iowa, formerly Moline; 11 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, Mediapolis, Iowa.
Hunter, Jon B., 66, Rock Island; 7 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Lessard, Helen L., 75, Moline; 1-4 p.m., Garden Center, Riverside Park, Moline.
Long, Dorothy B., 82, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Manche, Leah Francene, 28, East Moline; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Pople, Cheryl Enderle, 74, Rock Island; noon, South Park Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Reynolds, Dorothy E., 63, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., 1st Assembly of God, Bettendorf.
Stulir, Viola "Vi," 95, East Moline; 1 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
Vyhnak, Norma J., 80, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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