Funerals, Jan. 23, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Gaskins, Earl Melvin, 84, Golconda, Ill.; 11 a.m., First Baptist, Golconda.
Harris, Patrick "Pat," 71, Silvis; 10 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.
Lingafelter, Floy, 88, East Moline; 11 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Radford, Harold R., 96, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Rux, Kewanee.
Reed, Dewey R., 88, Galva; 10:30 a.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Galva.
Robinson, Charles Henry, 75, Monmouth; 12:30 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Solis, Rafaela, 90, Rock Island; noon, Templo Alabanza, Moline.
Valk, Jean E., 89, Resthave, Morrison; 10:30 a.m., Emmanuel Reformed, Morrison.

















 



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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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