Funerals today, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 5:22 pm
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De Leon, Corazon H., 75, Rock Island; noon, Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Domingez, Peter, 87, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Gless, Richard E. II, 42, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Mertl, Eileen C., 88, East Moline, formerly Bettendorf; 1 p.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.
Ruch, Evelyn Frances, 85, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Stork, Patrick Charles, 48, Bancroft, Iowa; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Victory Catholic, Davenport.
Strupp, Earl L., 93, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport, formerly Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Wetzell, Lois J., 76, Rock Falls, Ill.; 10:30 a.m., Tampico United Methodist.
Williams, Phyllis A., 77, Moline; 10 a.m., Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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