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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  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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