LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Mary Anna Scoville


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Mary Anna Scoville, 92, of Rock Island, formerly of Kewanee, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in the emergency room at Trinity Rock Island.
Cremation has been accorded and a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bradford, Ill. Celebrant will be the Rev. Vein Do.
There will be no visitation. Inurnment will be in St. John Cemetery in Bradford. Memorials may be directed to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee, is in charge of arrangements.














 



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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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