Funerals today, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 20, 2013, 8:56 pm
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Burrage, Lue Ann "Lula," Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Emmert, David L., 74, Moline; 11 a.m., Faith Lutheran, Moline.
Fedrizzi, Fabrizio, 69, Bettendorf; 1 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Kaul, Deb, 63, Franklin, Wis., formerly Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Lindbom, Roger A., 61, rural Cambridge; 1 p.m., Rux, Galva.
Martens, Dorothy "Dede," 85, Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
McClanahan, Gerald "Jerry" W., 71, Davenport; 9:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Miller, Gene D., 82, Fort Armstrong, Rock Island, formerly Coal Valley; 11:30 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.


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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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