Funerals today, Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Posted Online: March 26, 2013, 6:42 pm
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Doescher, Kathryn J., 83, Fulton; 10:30 a.m., Second Reformed, Fulton.
Ghys, Frank A. Jr., 74, Coal Valley; 1:30 p.m., St. John's Lutheran, Rock Island.
Jones, Phyllis "Jonesy," 97, formerly Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Zion Lutheran, Davenport.
King, Mary Ann, 60, Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Rux, Kewanee.
Leone, Giuseppe "Joe," 71, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic, Rock Island.
Mitchell, Anna May, 86, Mercy Living Center South, Clinton, Iowa; 2 p.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Thompson, Charlotte J., 94, Davenport; 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Traub, Sharon K. "Crouse," 67, Colona; 6:30 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
VerStraete, Betty A., 89, Moline; 2 p.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Vickers, Donald "Donnie" Jr., 39, Port Byron; 10 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Waechter, Joseph Mayes, 89, Davenport; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport.
Watson, Diann, 48, Davenport; noon, Harvest Time Family Worship, Davenport.
Watters, Robert L., 99, Coal Valley; 10 a.m., First Evangelical Free, Moline.


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1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
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