Funerals today, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013


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Archibald, Charles L. "Chike," 84, Moline; 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran, Moline.
Boomershine, Dan R., 72, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Cernovich, Shirley A., 82, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Fick, Allen E., 65, Walcott; 10:30 a.m., Bentley, Durant.
Greer, Harry Lee Jr., 91, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Hartley, Priscilla June Devlin, 88, Galesburg; 3 p.m., North Henderson United Methodist.
Koopman, Roger D., 72, Milan; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Lee, Jeffie J., 73, Rock Island; noon, Greater Antioch Baptist, Rock Island.
Lemen, Robert E. "Bob," 80, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox, East Moline.
McDaniel, Marie, 92, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Miller, Joanne M., 72, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Bewley, Aledo.
Moore, Gary, 67, Coal Valley; 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian, Coal Valley.
Peterson, Eugene E., 86, Moline; 10:30 a.m., Wendt, Moline.
Schmidt, Jordan, 15, Moline; 10 a.m., Alleman High School gymnasium, Rock Island.

















 



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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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