Funerals, April 25, 2013


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:07 pm
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Hutchinson, Laura J., 49, Forest Hill, East Moline, formerly Milan; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Jones, Bobby Joe, 61, Macomb, Ill., formerly the Quad-Cities; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kadera, Michael W., 60, Eldridge; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Levetzow, Walter H., 85, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Messmer, Joann Irene, 83, Thomson; 10:30 a.m., Law-Jones, Savanna.
Snyder, Kelvin A., 74, Fulton; 11 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Specht, Maxine M., 85, formerly Tampico; 10:30 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Tampico.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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