Funerals today, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:27 pm
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Cannell, Terrance "Terry" R., 56, Kewanee and Galva area; 1 p.m., Galva Cemetery.
DeBaillie, Richard J. "Dick," 81, Silvis; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Eklund, Oliver E., 87, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Godwin, Dale E., 74, Rock Island; 2 p.m., New Hope Foursquare Church, Moline.
Hirl, Lorna, 85, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Risen Christ Lutheran, Davenport.
King, Beverly J., 86, Milan; 10 a.m., First Presbyterian, Milan.
Manning, Sister Leona Mary, 90, Johnston, Iowa; 11 a.m., Humility of Mary Center, Magnificat Chapel, Davenport.
Martens, Lavonne Anna "Bonnie," 81, Savanna, Ill.; 12:30 p.m., Law-Jones, Savanna.
Nicola, Bernadine J. "Bernie," 93, Davenport; 11 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Davenport.
Owens, Liliane T., 75, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Ross-Webb, Cynthia J. "Cindi," 55, Davenport; 2 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Spors, Teresa "T," 55, LeClaire, formerly Edgerton, Wis.; 2 p.m., Central Lutheran, Edgerton.
Thomas, Hazel J., 81, Colona; 2 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Vargas, Andrea E. "Ann," 43, Davenport; 1:30 p.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Witt, William P. "Bill," 65, Morrison; 10 a.m., Emmanuel Reformed, Morrison.
Womack, Jared "Bear," 36, Milan; 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Moline.


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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.

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