Funerals, Jan. 9, 2013


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Elsbury, Michael Todd, 49, Andalusia; 11 a.m., Heritage Wesleyan, Rock Island.
Fausett, Wanda, 82, Aledo; 11 a.m., Aledo United Methodist.
Juist, Genevieve M., 85, Fulton; 10:30 a.m., Fulton Presbyterian.
Karenke, Dale O., 78, Lynn Center; 2:30 p.m., Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Lindstrom, Earl, 86, Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Parrish, Harry Lewis "Lew," 77, Nelsonville, Ky., formerly Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Concordia Lutheran, Geneseo.
Schnoebelen, Laverne R., 98, Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Moline.
Whitmore, Phyllis M., 84, Moline; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.

















 




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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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