Edward Green

Posted Online: July 31, 2013, 7:43 pm
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Rev. Edward Green, 64, of Rock Island, passed away July 30, 2013, at home.
Private burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Rafferty, Moline.
Ed was born June 28, 1949, in Moline, to Duane and Helen Chilberg Churchwell. He married Georgia Burkhartsmeyer on Jan. 2, 1971, in Moline.
Survivors include his wife; children, Catherine (Zachary) Young and Andrew, both of Davenport; two grandchildren, Beatrise and Ellanore; father, Duane Churchwell, Moline; brother, Robert Churchwell, Hillsdale.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.

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