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Rafaela Solis


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Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:55 pm
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Rafaela Solis, 90, Rock Island, died Jan. 20, 2013, at home.
Services are noon Wednesday at Templo Alabanza, Moline. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Esterdahl, Moline. Burial is at Moline Memorial Park.
She was born Oct. 14, 1922. She married Patricio Solis on March 17, 1941. He preceded her in death.
Surviving are children, Manuel Solis, Candelario Solis, Raul Solis, Juan Solis, Clemente Solis, Maleno Solis, Gregorio Solis, Benito Solis, Jaime Solis and Maria Ramos; 52 grandchildren; 120 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.














 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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