Funerals today, Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Posted Online: March 11, 2013, 8:00 pm
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Benson, Herbert "Perk," 86, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Lutheran, Morrison.
Bodin, Bonnie S., 73, Cambridge; 10:30 a.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Cover, Barbara E., 83, East Moline, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., St. John Vianney, Bettendorf.
Frazelle, Kent L., 65, Moline; 1 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Hansen, Lorraine, 92, Geneseo, formerly Sheffield and Flanagan, Ill.; 1 p.m., Center Cemetery, Flanagan.
McCracken, Susan, 58, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Phillips, Carol Kelley, 74, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Sheesley, Clinton "Bud" Miles, 86, Surprise, Ariz., formerly Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Stocking, Vivian P., 97, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Szymarek, Susan, 53, New Boston; 2 p.m., New Boston Cemetery.


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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