Funeral list for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Originally Posted Online: Nov. 11, 2012, 10:10 pm
Last Updated: Nov. 11, 2012, 10:11 pm
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Blanchard, Paula Ruby, 76, Moline; 2:30 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, East Moline.

Bradley, Dennis M., 66, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa.

Hall, Dorothy Pauline, 83, Sherrard; 10 a.m., St. Ambrose Catholic, Milan.

King, Jimmie Dean 'Jim,' 71, Geneseo; 11 a.m., United Church of Oneida.

Lackey, Joy A., 81, Erie; 10 a.m., Fenton United Methodist, Fenton.

Riley, Susan “Sue” C., 39, Moline; 11 a.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.

Roels, Albert J., 81, Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Pius X Catholic, Rock Island.

Stone, Simeon Lee, Rock Island; 2 p.m., Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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