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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1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
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