Funerals today, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012


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De Leon, Corazon H., 75, Rock Island; noon, Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Domingez, Peter, 87, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Gless, Richard E. II, 42, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Mertl, Eileen C., 88, East Moline, formerly Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.
Ruch, Evelyn Frances, 85, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Stork, Patrick Charles, 48, Bancroft, Iowa; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Victory Catholic, Davenport.
Strupp, Earl L., 93, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport, formerly Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Wetzell, Lois J., 76, Rock Falls, Ill.; 10:30 a.m., Tampico United Methodist.
Williams, Phyllis A., 77, Moline; 10 a.m., Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, 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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