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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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