Funerals, May 9, 2013


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Cooney, Dorothy, 91, Davenport; 5 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Graham, Kenneth L., 76, Clinton, Iowa, formerly Fulton; 1:30 p.m., Fenton United Methodist.
Grchan, Phillip, 53, Moline; 7 p.m., Wendt, Moline.
Houzenga, Michael "Houzer" J., 43, Chadwick, Ill.; 10 a.m., Church of the Open Door, Clinton, Iowa.
Marshall, Robert, 79, Long Grove; 10:30 a.m., St. Ann's, Long Grove.
Passig, Harold "Butch" W. Jr., 73, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Purcell, Patricia A., 79, East Moline; 11 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Rieker, Donald M., 63, Carol Stream, Ill., formerly of Rock Island County; 7 p.m., Brust, Carol Stream.

















 




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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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