Funerals today, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 5:40 pm
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Friedman, Harry, 81, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Fulton, Bobby D., 66, Maquoketa, Iowa, formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Johnston, Frances D., 94, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Grace United Methodist, Geneseo.
Jordan, Olga M., 97, Coal Valley; 10:30 a.m., St. Maria Goretti Catholic, Coal Valley.
Karwath, Raymond Edward, 80, Davenport; 11 a.m., Oakdale Cemetery, Davenport.
Schriver, Majel L., 83, Silvis, formerly Moline; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Shanks, Norris Dean, 68, Bettendorf; 6:30 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Wolfram, Henrietta "Retta," 89, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.

















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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