Funerals, May 8, 2013

Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 5:00 pm
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Brown, William "Bill" A., Bettendorf; 10 a.m., First Assembly of God, Bettendorf.
Johnson, Darlene L., 84, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Kandis, Frances M., 87, East Moline; 10 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox, East Moline.
Martinez, Frank Jr., 68, Davenport, formerly of Fremont, Calif.; 6:30 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Norvell, Mona E., 83, Davenport; 11 a.m. Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Meet by 10:30 a.m. at Weerts, Davenport.
Petersen, Kathlyn M., 85, Davenport; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home, Davenport.
Ricketts, Cheryl Janet, 85, Davenport and Bettendorf; 10 a.m., St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf.
Rinella, Francis S. "Fran," 95, Kewanee; 10 a.m., St. Mary Catholic, Kewanee.



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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