Donald Rieker

Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Donald M. Rieker, 63, of Carol Stream, Ill., formerly of Rock Island County, died May 2, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services are 7 p.m. Thursday, at Brust Funeral Home 415 N. Gary Ave., Carol Stream, with visitation 2 p.m. until services. Interment is private.
He was the beloved husband of Irene (nee) Inopia; dear father of Shawn and Tristen; fond grandfather of Mark, Ivan, Joshua and Megan; dear brother of Daniel (Judy), David (Ina), Christopher (Melanie) and Mary (Robert) Sprowls; cherished son of Marjorie and the late, Marion.


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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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