Funerals today, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 5:50 pm
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Atchison, Alice L., 96, Moline, formerly Ottawa; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Moline.
Brown, Willard, 65, Aledo; 11 a.m., McPherren Cemetery, rural Aledo.
Dowsett, Raymond D., 80, Aledo; 11 a.m., Viola United Methodist.
Exline, Larry Dwayne, 69, Rock Island; 2 p.m., Mt. Ararat Cemetery, East Centerville, Iowa.
Frank, Lyle S., 94, formerly Tampico; 11 a.m., McDonald, Prophetstown.
Lashbrook, Robert E., 83, Silvis; 7 p.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Mihevic, Joseph A., 59, Eldridge; 9 a.m., Rock Island National Cemetery (meet 8:30 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline).
Seesland, Alberta Louise "Billie," 92, East Moline; 11 a.m., First Congregational, Moline.
Westgard, Wayne A., 86, Taylor Ridge; 10:30 a.m., Zion Lutheran, Taylor Ridge.
Zemelka, Dr. Wayne, 77, Bettendorf; 6 p.m., Runge, Davenport.


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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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