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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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
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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