Funerals, Dec. 7, 2012


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Atwood, Michael T., 62, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, RockIsland.
Behm, Phyllis, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Espe, Dorothy Delores, 92, Davenport, formerly of Austin, Minn.; 11 a.m., Worlein, Austin.
Farr, Donna M., 69, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Gesell, Mildred "Millie," 88, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m. St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport.
Mlekush, Shirley A. Newberry, 77, Rock Island; 2 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Pauley, Mary Lou, 85, Milan; 11:30 a.m., Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Victoria Villegas, Agustin, 57, Moline; 10 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Wallen, Stuvie C., 94, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., All Saints Episcopal, Moline.
Winegard, Alfred Daniel, 86, Muscatine; 11 a.m., Providence Baptist, Illinois City.
Wolf, Barbara J., Kewanee; 11:30 a.m., First Baptist, Kewanee.

















 



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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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