Funerals, Nov. 15, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Beam, Joyce E., 84, formerly Rock Island; 2 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Glover, Kenneth A., 71, Donahue; 9:30 a.m., Chambers, Eldridge.
Helms, Thomas H., 87, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic, Davenport.
Janicki, Joseph M., 96, Kewanee; 2 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, Kewanee.
McNalley, Marjorie S., 97, East Moline; 10 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Pratt, Bernadene, 92, Neponset; 2 p.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Replogle, William J. "Roger," 69, Milan; 6:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Ripperton, Clayton James "Rip," 80, Silvis; 11 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Willems, Keith B., 53, New Windsor; 10:30 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Matherville.


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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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