Funerals today, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:56 pm
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Burrage, Lue Ann "Lula," Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Emmert, David L., 74, Moline; 11 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Moline.
Fedrizzi, Fabrizio, 69, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Kaul, Deb, 63, Franklin, Wis., formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Lindbom, Roger A., 61, rural Cambridge; 1 p.m., Rux, Galva.
Martens, Dorothy "Dede," 85, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
McClanahan, Gerald "Jerry" W., 71, Davenport; 9:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Miller, Gene D., 82, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island, formerly Coal Valley; 11:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.

















 



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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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