Funerals, Jan. 3, 2012

Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 6:03 pm
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Aring, Donna J., 71, a resident of Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline; 1:30 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Cooper, Samuel L., 80, Galesburg, formerly of Keithsburg; 1 p.m., Hamlet Cemetery.
Fillman, Oliver F., 86, Colona; noon, Christ Church of the Quad Cities, Colona.
Glenn, Patsy J., 80, Aledo; 10 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Hughes, Iva F., 84, Moline; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Kormann, Kevin E., 53, Blue Grass; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Neuleib, Loren E. "Butch" Jr., 63, Rock Island; 11:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Petersen, Dorothy B., 77, Fulton; 10:30 a.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic, Fulton.
Posner, Peggy Sue, 79, Moline; 7 p.m., DeRoo, Moline.
Stahlhut, Ron, 54, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, Moline.


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  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

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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