Funerals today, Saturday, March 30, 2013


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Posted Online: March 29, 2013, 7:10 pm
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Abbott, Kevin E., 54, Oquawka, Ill.; 10 a.m., Keithsburg Christian.
Bleeker, Marilyn J., 88, Davenport; 3 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport.
Painter, Sherry Lee, 62, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Perreault, Arthur E. Sr., 82, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Peterson, Florence O., 99, Andover; 1 p.m., Augustana Lutheran, Andover.

















 



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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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