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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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