Funerals, Feb. 7, 2013


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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 Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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