Funerals, April 10, 2013

Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:44 pm
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Beukema, Warren, 78, Fulton; 10:30 a.m., Fulton Presbyterian.
DeBord, Joseph M., 68, East Moline; 2 p.m., Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island (meet 1:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline).
Gilland, Linda Susan, 59, resident of Heartland Health Care Center in Galesburg, formerly of Kewanee; 11 a.m., Rux, Kewanee.
Gillies, Bill, 62, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Keane, Nolan Seamus, 28, Kewanee; 11 a.m., First Congregational, Toulon.
Krupinski, Walter E., 87, East Moline; 10 a.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Larson, Mark A., 50, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Masters, Tom R., 71, New Windsor; 11 a.m., Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
McCraw, James "Jim" B., 72, Colona; 10 a.m., Schroder, Colona.
Ransom, Robert "Bob the joke man" Sr., 84, East Moline; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Sandler, John E., 73, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m., St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf.


Local events heading

  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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