Funerals, March 26, 2013


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Gumpert, John D. Sr., 83, Davenport; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Jones, Audrey Maxine Carter, 92, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kramer, Dorothy E., 96, resident of Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, formerly of Fulton; 11 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Licklider, Jason E., 40, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Siefken, Miriam F., 89, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Morrison United Methodist.
Thompson, Beverly E., 59, Carbon Cliff; 10:30 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.

















 



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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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