Funerals today, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:12 pm
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Asquith, Delores E., 96, Moline, formerly Reynolds; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Reynolds.
Carlin, Joanne J., 78, Bettendorf; 4:30-7 p.m., Crow Valley Golf Club, Davenport.
Craig, Betty M., 84, Davenport, formerly Rock Island; 2-4 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Long, Marion "Pope," 88, East Moline; 10 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, East Moline.
McMullen, Gary J., 65, New Windsor; 11 a.m., New Windsor Cemetery.
Parmeter, Edward Ellis, 86, Milan; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Quintana, Richard, 70, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
VanHoutte, John, 68, Colona; 1 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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