Funerals, Nov. 15, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Beam, Joyce E., 84, formerly Rock Island; 2 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Glover, Kenneth A., 71, Donahue; 9:30 a.m., Chambers, Eldridge.
Helms, Thomas H., 87, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic, Davenport.
Janicki, Joseph M., 96, Kewanee; 2 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee.
McNalley, Marjorie S., 97, East Moline; 10 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Pratt, Bernadene, 92, Neponset; 2 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Replogle, William J. "Roger," 69, Milan; 6:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Ripperton, Clayton James "Rip," 80, Silvis; 11 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Willems, Keith B., 53, New Windsor; 10:30 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Matherville.


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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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