Funerals, March 16, 2013

Posted Online: March 15, 2013, 7:22 pm
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Adams, Carlene D., 86, Viola; 10 a.m., St. John's Catholic, Viola.
Butler, Mary Catherine, 91, Davenport; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home Chapel, Davenport.
Gibson, David C. "Dave," 51, Kewanee; 2 p.m., Rux, Kewanee.
Gonyier, Harold D. Jr., 50, Davenport; noon, home of his sister, Cindy Wells, Port Byron.
Hines, Betty J., 84, Milan, Mo., formerly Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Milton, Elizabeth "Miss Ann," 62, East Moline; noon, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist, East Moline.
Ovens, Brynn "Boo" Olivia, 17 months, East Moline; 5:30 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Walline, Michael A., 65, Cambridge; 2 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.


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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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