Funerals, Nov. 26, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 25, 2012, 7:00 pm
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Goodall, Doris, 85, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Just, Regina, 90, East Moline; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, East Moline.
Moose, Dorothy L., 94, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Norris, Charles Richard "Chuck," 87, Moline; 10 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
Schaubroeck, Ann Marie, 61, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Threlkeld, Calvin G., 88, Port Byron; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.


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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
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.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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