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 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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