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 Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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