Funerals, Jan. 18, 2013


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Anderson, Everett "Lefty" Jr., 95, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Moline.
Barnett, Dorothy A., 92, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
DeArmond, Ronald W., 75, formerly of Rapids City; 2 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Frits, David E., 57, Port Byron; 10 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Gravitt, Darrel D., 81, Port Byron; 2 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Hicks, Betty J., 92, Silvis; 10 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Hilligoss, Kathryn Isabel, 91, Silvis; 11 a.m., First Baptist, East Moline.
Inghram, Mary Ellen, 79, Davenport; 11 a.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Polk, Helen Cole, 85, Peoria, Ill.; 10:30 a.m., Salem Lutheran, Peoria.
Stallings, Aaron, infant son of Cody and Alesha Stallings, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Van Eaton, Pauline, 93, Heartland Health Care, Moline, formerly Rock Island; 11 a.m., South Park Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Williams, Gerald "Jerry" G., 84, Rock Island; 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Rock Island.
Wolever, June E., 87, Moline; 12:30 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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