Funerals, Jan. 7, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 06, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Allison, Jillane K., 60, Carbondale; 11 a.m., Bethany Lutheran, Woodhull.
Appleman, John "Tony" Anthony, 52, Baton Rouge, La., formerly Moline; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Braack, Dale E., 72, Eldridge; 10:30 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Eldridge.
Brawner, Agnes Luymes, 91, Galva; 11 a.m., First United Methodist, Galva.
DeMay, Marjorie L., 88, Atkinson; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Atkinson.
Diedrick, Delmar Henry Anthony, 93, Davenport; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home Chapel, Davenport.
Ellis, Geraldine W., 97, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Hoffman, Erline M., 90, Moline; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Michalik, Andrew F. "Snooks," 84, Kewanee; 10:30 a.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee.
Mercer, Sharon L., 68, Colona; 10:30 a.m., Colona United Methodist.
Moreno, Anthony "Tony" Jr., 77, Silvis; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
Olson, Carl H. Jr., 88, Batavia, formerly Moline; 11 a.m., First Covenant, Moline.
Parker, Mary A., 82, Milan; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Perry, Claudia Lorra, 68, Orion; 1:30 p.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Vargas, Lucy, 82, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Davenport.
Williams, Leota M., 87, Geneseo; 2 p.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Yelm, Donna R., 69, Aledo; 11 a.m., Bewley, Aledo.


Local events heading

  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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