Funerals today, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 6:37 pm
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Adams, Jimmie Lee Sr., 69, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bell, Shirley, 81, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Berberich, Timothy M., 47, Davenport; 3:30 p.m., Gloria Dei Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Carpenter, Jim L., 66, Silvis; 1:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Gildersleeve, Joe David, 77, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Lawton, George R., 82, Walcott, formerly Davenport; 11 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
McKenzie, Eileen R., 88, formerly Milan; 10 a.m., St. Maria Goretti Catholic, Coal Valley.
Riley, Louise M., 85, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy's Catholic, Geneseo.
Sterritt, Elinor E., 88, Galva; 11 a.m., Rux, Galva.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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