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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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