Funerals today, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 13, 2012, 5:57 pm
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Bote, Jeannine Licata, 79, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island.
Brown, Joyce Jordon, 65, Rock Island; 11 a.m., First Assembly of God, Bettendorf.
Coonts, Rosellen L., 65, Buffalo; 2 p.m., Rose Hill Cemetery, Buffalo.
Cross, Steven A., 56, Morrison; noon, Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Hall, Robert O., 84, Davenport; 11 a.m., Asbury United Methodist, Bettendorf.
Hunt, Betty J., 82, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Rock Island Memorial Park.
Hutchinson, Orville E., 81, Milan; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Lewis, Walter Harold, 62, Davenport; 11 a.m., Bethel A.M.E., Davenport.
Raya, Jesus, 51, Moline; 10 a.m., St. Mary's, Moline.
Schmid, Bette, 86, Dubuque, Iowa, formerly Davenport, Moline and Rock Island; 10 a.m., St. Anthony, Davenport.

















 



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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.
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