Funerals, Jan. 10, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Barham, Jacqueline "Jackie" M., 87, Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bloom, Desyl L., 98, formerly of Moline; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Dornbush, Betty, 84, Harbor Crest, Fulton, formerly Albany; 10:30 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Fox, Phyllis, J., 77, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Grimes, Betty Jean, 92, Rock Island, formerly Moline and Gulf Port, Miss.; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Heaton, Rollin A. Jr., 82, Morrison, formerly Prophetstown; 2 p.m., Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Ketner, Glenna D., 87, Aledo; 1 p.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Odell, Sheryl Rae, 50, Davenport; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
O'Rourke, Patrick William, 63, Davenport; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Victory Catholic, Davenport.
Tice, Inez M., 85, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
VanHerzeele, Genevieve L. "Jenny," 78, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.


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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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