Funerals, Nov. 30, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 5:53 pm
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Andeppa, Mary Asprea, 91, Savannah, Ga.; 10 a.m., Trinity Anglican, Rock Island.
Bauman, Richard T., 71, East Moline; 11 a.m., Holy Cross Lutheran, Moline.
Buxbaum, Robert E. Jr., 49, Rock Island; 4 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Clark, Roy J., 70, Kewanee; 10:30 a.m., First Christian, Kewanee.
Crawford-Noble, Gail, 76, Aledo; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Cupp, James Joseph, 64, Coal City, Ill., formerly the Quad-Cities area; 5 p.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
Lockett, Gary E., 59, East Moline; 10 a.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Lovelace, Richard N. "Dick," 77, Moline; 6 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Muller, Donald C., 86, Davenport; 11 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Davenport.
Renkes-Specht, Christine, 98, Morrison; 11 a.m., Morrison United Methodist.
Uzelac, Michael W., 60, Rock Island; 6 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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