Funerals, April 25, 2013


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Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:07 pm
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Hutchinson, Laura J., 49, Forest Hill, East Moline, formerly Milan; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Jones, Bobby Joe, 61, Macomb, Ill., formerly the Quad-Cities; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Kadera, Michael W., 60, Eldridge; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Levetzow, Walter H., 85, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Messmer, Joann Irene, 83, Thomson; 10:30 a.m., Law-Jones, Savanna.
Snyder, Kelvin A., 74, Fulton; 11 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Specht, Maxine M., 85, formerly Tampico; 10:30 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic, Tampico.

















 



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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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