Funerals today, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Posted Online: Aug. 26, 2014, 7:20 pm
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Baker, Karen Ann Sandoval, 57, St. Charles, Ill.; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Jennings, Alvin, 61, Davenport; 3 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Molyneaux, Katherine "Katie," 80, Davenport; 11 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle, Davenport.
Nicholson, Beverly J., 84, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Sims, Vee Lenora, 79, Detroit, Ala., formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Tanner, William Eugene Sr., 80, Rock Island; 5-8 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport.
Weinstein, Beatrice "Bebe," 79, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, Tri-City Jewish Center, Rock Island.


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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