Funerals today, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:51 pm
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Day, C. Howard, 86, Rock Island, formerly Milan; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Freed, Dennis M., 73, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.
Kleinau, Evelyn M., 92, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.
Rasmussen, Gloria S., 89, Davenport; 3 p.m., St. John's United Methodist, Davenport.
Schneckloth, Ione K., 94, Eldridge; 10:30 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Eldridge.
Stabler, Donald Jesse, 82, Neponset; 10 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Tolson, Myrtle, 94, Moline; 11 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Vallosio, Laura Joan, 82, Moline, formerly Knoxville, Ill.; 11 a.m., Maxey Chapel United Methodist, rural Knoxville.


Local events heading

  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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