LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Funerals, Dec. 7, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 06, 2012, 5:09 pm
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Atwood, Michael T., 62, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, RockIsland.
Behm, Phyllis, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Espe, Dorothy Delores, 92, Davenport, formerly of Austin, Minn.; 11 a.m., Worlein, Austin.
Farr, Donna M., 69, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Gesell, Mildred "Millie," 88, Bettendorf; 10:30 a.m. St. Paul Lutheran, Davenport.
Mlekush, Shirley A. Newberry, 77, Rock Island; 2 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Pauley, Mary Lou, 85, Milan; 11:30 a.m., Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
Victoria Villegas, Agustin, 57, Moline; 10 a.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Wallen, Stuvie C., 94, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., All Saints Episcopal, Moline.
Winegard, Alfred Daniel, 86, Muscatine; 11 a.m., Providence Baptist, Illinois City.
Wolf, Barbara J., Kewanee; 11:30 a.m., First Baptist, Kewanee.



















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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