Funerals today, Monday, June 30, 2014

Posted Online: June 29, 2014, 8:22 pm
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Clayton, Pamela Sue, 64, Coal Valley, formerly Ottumwa, Iowa; 3 p.m., Reece, Ottumwa.
Dodds, Melvin Roland, 83, LeClaire; 10:30 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Power, David T., 76, Bradenton, Fla., formerly Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Roddy, Thomas Jr., 78, Rock Island; 9:30 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Rock Island.
Strosche, Kaete S., 90, Rock Island; 11:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Tiesman, Mitchell Lee, 72, Fulton; 10:30 a.m., First Reformed, Fulton.
Welvaert, Lillian L., 90, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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