Funerals today, Thursday, April 10, 2014

Posted Online: April 09, 2014, 5:54 pm
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Anderson, Janet I., 75, Alexis; 10:30 a.m., Alexis United Presbyterian.
Boone, Patricia J., 88, Moline; 11 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Campos, Cecilia L. Terronez, 86, Davenport; 2 p.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Meyer, Karmel Ann "Kay," 93, Bettendorf, formerly Eldridge; 1 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Pelton, Joy E. Pepper, 85, formerly Rock Island; 11 a.m., McDonald, Rock Falls.
Reed, Thomas, 67, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Bethel Assembly of God, Rock Island.
Stick, Phillip, 66, Davenport; 5-7 p.m.,Runge, Davenport.
Usrey, Grady C., 67, Cambridge; 6 p.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Vetter, Alan, 60, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Whitehall, Maxine C., 93, Moline, formerly Joy; 10:30 a.m., St. Catherine's Catholic, Aledo.


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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