Funerals, Nov. 8, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 07, 2012, 5:25 pm
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Buster, Katie A., 21, Port Byron; 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist, Port Byron.
Hildebrant, Timothy D. Sr., 67, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Holzinger, Nada, 60, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; 10 a.m., Schroder, Colona.
Johnson, Marie M., 93, Aledo; 10 a.m., Viola Cemetery.
Labath, Janine Lou, 65, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sivertsen, Jerry, 83, Moline; noon, Wendt, Moline.
Thomsen, Darrell E., 70, Long Grove; 10 a.m., Park View Lutheran.
Verstraete, Helene M., 90, East Moline; 11 a.m., St. Anne Catholic, East Moline.
Young, Mary Louise, 78, Galesburg; 1:30 p.m., Corpus Christi Catholic, Galesburg.


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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.

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