Funerals today, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

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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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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