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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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