Funerals, Jan. 19, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 18, 2013, 5:23 pm
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Anderson, Ronald Wayne, 78, Dixon, Ill.; 2 p.m., Preston-Schilling, Dixon.
Blosser, Ruth Elizabeth Hostetler, 73, Tampico; 10 a.m., Fairfield Amish Mennonite Church, Tampico.
Carlton, Alice M., 70, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenoprt.
Davis, Vivian, 89, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Lafferty, Beverly J., 71, Moline; 2 p.m., Carlos O'Kelly's, Moline.
Lindquist, Verna M., 93, formerly Cambridge; 2 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
McMorran, Marvin L., 88, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Asbury Methodist, Bettendorf.
Monson, Michael V., 30, Rock Island; 2 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Nelson, George B. Jr., 83, Moline; 10 a.m., Moline Memorial Park.
Overton, Ivan "Ike" R., 84, Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Painter-Majeski, Kathleen "Kip," 56, Silvis; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Saskowski, Gregory J. "Greg," 50, Peoria, Ill.; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schrier, Bud, 82, Carlisle, Iowa; 2 p.m., Carlisle United Methodist.
Stuebe, Charles "Butch," 65, Illinois City; noon, Andalusia Lions Club.
Thomas, June E., 93, Davenport; 1-3 p.m., Country Kitchen at Oakwood Place, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Tierney, Cathey Marie, 55, Clarksville, Tenn.; 10 a.m., Calvary Bible Church, Joelton, Tenn.
Winkelman, Elizabeth "Betty," 87, Davenport; 11 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Yelm, Earl "Butch," 58, East Moline; 2 p.m., Chopper's Bar and Grill, East Moline.


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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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