Funerals today, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:12 pm
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Asquith, Delores E., 96, Moline, formerly Reynolds; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Reynolds.
Carlin, Joanne J., 78, Bettendorf; 4:30-7 p.m., Crow Valley Golf Club, Davenport.
Craig, Betty M., 84, Davenport, formerly Rock Island; 2-4 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Long, Marion "Pope," 88, East Moline; 10 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, East Moline.
McMullen, Gary J., 65, New Windsor; 11 a.m., New Windsor Cemetery.
Parmeter, Edward Ellis, 86, Milan; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Quintana, Richard, 70, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
VanHoutte, John, 68, Colona; 1 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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