Funerals, Dec. 4, 2012


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Adams, Stephen "SPA" P., 64, Davenport; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Colmer, Joe L., 95, East Moline; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Dennis, Don R., 83, Erie; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Edwards, Charles A. "Charlie," 91, East Moline, formerly Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Engstrom, Evelyn G., 95, Coal Valley; 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Coal Valley.
Marr, Galen Russell, 69, Moline; 11 a.m., Salem Lutheran,Moline.
Sissel, Brandon, 18, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Sweely, Christopher J. "Chris," 40, Clinton; 1 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, Silvis.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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