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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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