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: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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