Funerals today, Wednesday, March 6, 2013


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Posted Online: March 05, 2013, 7:39 pm
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Croegaert, Shirley J., 81, Annawan; 10:30 a.m., Annawan Community United Methodist.
Gordon, Isabelle, 85, Moline; 11 a.m., First Christian Church, Moline.
Heber, Wanda A., 82, formerly Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Laschanzky, Debra D., 55, Davenport; 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Davenport.
Ryan, Bette, 82, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sauer, Bobbie P., 68, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Stieger, Emil, 97, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.


















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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