Janice J. Bartelt, 75, of Aledo, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center in Aledo. Cremation has been accorded. Memorial services are 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday prior to services at Fippinger's, where memorials may be left to Genesis COPD Rehabilitation Department. Online condolences can be made at fippingerfuneralhome.com. She was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Centerville, Iowa, to Norman and Leona Carter Butrick. She graduated from Maryville High School in Maryville, Mo., and attended Northwest Missouri State University. She married James E. Bartelt Oct. 1, 1965 in Maryville. Janice was a homemaker and was employed at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo as food service supervisor retiring in 1998. She was a member of Community Bible Fellowship and enjoyed photography, scrapbooking, acrylic painting, gardening and was an avid Cardinals and Bears fan. She is survived by her husband, Jim; three daughters, Michelle McDaniel, Aledo, Heidi (Chris) Hesthaven, Gig Harbor, Wash., Amanda (Adam) McMillin, East Moline; four grandsons, Michael and Kyle Wardlow, Clint McDaniel and Jacob McMillin; two nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation. 1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.