Funerals, July 1, 2014

Posted Online: June 30, 2014, 5:52 pm
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Buckrop, Mary Lou, 85, Taylor Ridge; 4-7 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Carmichael, Randy V. Sr., 63, Moline; 7 p.m., Central Baptist, Moline.
Deppe, N. Leroy, 89, Aledo, formerly Swedona; 11 a.m., Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Heggen, LaMona M., 78, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Good Shepherd Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Marti, Nealon David, 36, Davenport; noon, Runge, Davenport.
Parkhurst, Henry A., 75, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
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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