Funerals today, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 13, 2012, 5:57 pm
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Bote, Jeannine Licata, 79, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island.
Brown, Joyce Jordon, 65, Rock Island; 11 a.m., First Assembly of God, Bettendorf.
Coonts, Rosellen L., 65, Buffalo; 2 p.m., Rose Hill Cemetery, Buffalo.
Cross, Steven A., 56, Morrison; noon, Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Hall, Robert O., 84, Davenport; 11 a.m., Asbury United Methodist, Bettendorf.
Hunt, Betty J., 82, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Rock Island Memorial Park.
Hutchinson, Orville E., 81, Milan; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Lewis, Walter Harold, 62, Davenport; 11 a.m., Bethel A.M.E., Davenport.
Raya, Jesus, 51, Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's, Moline.
Schmid, Bette, 86, Dubuque, Iowa, formerly Davenport, Moline and Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Anthony, Davenport.

















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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