Funerals for Monday, April 29, 2013


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Monday, April 29

Andress, Thomas P., 67, Rapids City; 10:30 a.m., Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island (meet 9:45 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron).
Casel, James Joseph "Jim," 75, Eldridge; 10:30 a.m., St. Ann's Catholic, Long Grove.
Johnson, Louis "Beaver," 54, Davenport; 1 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Johnson, Robert M. Jr., 66, Taylor Ridge; 10 a.m., Edgington Evangelical Presbyterian.
Maeltzer, Marjorie S., 93, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., St. John's Lutheran, Geneseo.
Marckese, Thomas J. Sr., 91, East Moline, formerly Moline; 11:30 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
McMahon, Erma M., 94, DeWitt, Iowa, formerly Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Peterson, Helen K., 102, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Swank, Edwin "Gene," 83, Ocala, Fla., formerly Elvaston, Ill.; 11 a.m., Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge.
Tonn, Kenneth Charles, 87, East Moline; 10 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Walker, Ruth M., 72, Sherrard; 10 a.m., Trimble, Coal Valley.
Watson, Dorothy L., 90, formerly of Moline; 11 a.m., Trimble, Moline.

















 



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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.
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