Funerals, Jan. 10, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Barham, Jacqueline "Jackie" M., 87, Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bloom, Desyl L., 98, formerly of Moline; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Dornbush, Betty, 84, Harbor Crest, Fulton, formerly Albany; 10:30 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Fox, Phyllis, J., 77, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Grimes, Betty Jean, 92, Rock Island, formerly Moline and Gulf Port, Miss.; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Heaton, Rollin A. Jr., 82, Morrison, formerly Prophetstown; 2 p.m., Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Ketner, Glenna D., 87, Aledo; 1 p.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Odell, Sheryl Rae, 50, Davenport; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
O'Rourke, Patrick William, 63, Davenport; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Victory Catholic, Davenport.
Tice, Inez M., 85, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
VanHerzeele, Genevieve L. "Jenny," 78, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.


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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