Funerals, Jan. 18, 2013


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Anderson, Everett "Lefty" Jr., 95, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Moline.
Barnett, Dorothy A., 92, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
DeArmond, Ronald W., 75, formerly of Rapids City; 2 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Frits, David E., 57, Port Byron; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Gravitt, Darrel D., 81, Port Byron; 2 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Hicks, Betty J., 92, Silvis; 10 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Hilligoss, Kathryn Isabel, 91, Silvis; 11 a.m., First Baptist, East Moline.
Inghram, Mary Ellen, 79, Davenport; 11 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Polk, Helen Cole, 85, Peoria, Ill.; 10:30 a.m., Salem Lutheran, Peoria.
Stallings, Aaron, infant son of Cody and Alesha Stallings, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Van Eaton, Pauline, 93, Heartland Health Care, Moline, formerly Rock Island; 11 a.m., South Park Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Williams, Gerald "Jerry" G., 84, Rock Island; 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Rock Island.
Wolever, June E., 87, Moline; 12:30 p.m., Rafferty, 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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