Funerals, April 22, 2013

Posted Online: April 21, 2013, 8:39 pm
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Gernant, Dorothy A., 99, Geneseo; 11 a.m. , First United Methodist, Geneseo.
Herbert, Mildred E., 91, Moline; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline.
Hottenstein, Janet L., 75, Davenport; 11 a.m., First Christian, Davenport.
James, Robert A., 81, Morrison; 11 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Leibengood, George "Bud" E., 92, Bartow, Fla., formerly of Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Meyer, Don Raymond, 82, Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Moldt, James R. "Jim," 77, Davenport; 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Sacco, Betty, 83, Knoxville, Ill.; 10 a.m., Corpus Christi Catholic, Galesburg.
Samson, William Vaskin Sr., 86, of Grayslake; 11 a.m., St. George Armenian Church, Waukegan.
Spies, George Jr., 83, Maysville, Iowa; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Verhaeghe, Joyce Marie, 79, East Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
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.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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