Funerals, Feb. 7, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 06, 2013, 6:14 pm
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Allen, Betty, 83, Moline; 4 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Bates, Mervin Harvey "Mike," 91, Cape Coral, Fla., formerly Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Herren, Dorothy Darlene, 91, East Moline; 5 p.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Luebbe, Dwayne E., 78, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Risen Christ Lutheran, Davenport.
Randall, Reginald L. "Reggy," 60, Milan, formerly Woodhull; 1 p.m., New Windsor Cemetery.
Secoy, Warren D. Jr., 76, Coal Valley; 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran, Coal Valley.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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