Funerals, Nov. 10, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 09, 2012, 5:27 pm
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Arnold, Leslie E. "Les," 88, Atkinson; 1:30 p.m., Vandemore, Atkinson.
Bosley, Mildred "Peg," 91, Silvis; 10 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Fulton, Lester, 76, Orion; 10 a.m., Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Garinger, Jack W., 84, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Hauschild, Harold L., 85, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Kitterman, Sally A., 75, Galva; 10:30 a.m., Rux, Galva.
Leighty, Larry E., 72, Cordova; 1:30 p.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Milnes, Frank "Gene," 84, Prophetstown; 11 a.m., First Lutheran, Prophetstown.
Remour, Boyd D., 62, Albany; 10 a.m., McDonald, Fulton.
Stancil, Hugh Don, 75, Erie; 10:30 a.m., Erie Christian.
VanOpdorp, Kenneth R., 88, Moline; 9:30 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Wakeland, Corey M., 41, Davenport; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport.
Whitmarsh, Henry "Hank," 55, Aledo; 11 a.m., Aledo United Methodist.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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