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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  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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