Warren Willhouse

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Warren Edwin Willhouse, 77, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away on Dec. 21, 2012.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Chapel of Kingwood Funeral Home, 22800 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339.
Warren was born on Jan. 12, 1935, in Moline. Warren spent a number of years as a car salesman at Robbins Nissan. He loved fishing, traveling, cooking and playing cards. Warren was a huge fan of Houston sports teams and Elvis. Most of all, Warren loved his family, friends and his church.
Warren was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Ethel Willhouse. He is survived by his wife, Paula Willhouse; daughters, Cheryl Martin (Bob), Cindy Taylor, Tammy Farber (Jeff), Barbara Willhouse (Kim Smith); grandchildren, Amy, Kristopher, Lyndsay, Tiffany, Andrew, Cory, Foster, Barrett, Blake, Elliott, Caroline, Jessica, Eric and Isabel; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Willard Willhouse (Karen).


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1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.

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