Funerals, Jan. 28. 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 27, 2013, 7:38 pm
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Anderson, John T. "Jack," 86, Moline, formerly Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran, Rock Island.
Bolet, Guillermo A., 96, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Christensen, Rita L., 85, Ottawa, Ill.; 10:30 a.m., St. Patrick's, Ottawa.
Edmunds, Ralph, 88, Silvis; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Emery, Jon, 72, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Gravert, Dorothy I., 93, Davenport; 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, Davenport.
Hayes, Modesta Arguello, 94, Bettendorf; 11:30 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic, Bettendorf.
Logas, Rita J., 70, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic, Davenport.
Martel, Reuben, 52, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., Silvis Heights Baptist.
Meyer, Shellye Jean Arntzen, 51, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., Bettendorf Christian.
Relander, Emma Lee, 84, Aledo; 10 a.m., Speer, Aledo.
Robinson, Ila M., 79, Viola; 10 a.m., Calvary Lutheran, New Windsor.
Schaver, Vivian Marie, 85, Geneseo, formerly Erie; 10:30 a.m., Erie United Methodist.
Sharar, Donald, 91, Silvis, formerly of Moline; 11 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Shearer, Helen M., 97, Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Verkler, Patricia L., 58, Walcott; 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic, Davenport.


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  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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