Funeral services for Eloise Beyer, 74, Davenport, are 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, Bettendorf. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Monday at Halligan McCabe DeVries, Davenport. She died Saturday, Dec. 11.
Eloise married John Beyer Jr. in 1956. He died in 1995.
Survivors include a son, Kerry, Davenport; daughters, Laura (Andrew) Sandoval, Amy (Wyatt) Phillips and Linda "Kiki' (Todd) Hopkins, all of Davenport, Wendy Beyer, Bettendorf, and Bubby (Jim) Freyberger, Rock Island; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Today is Friday, Dec. 13, the 347th day of 2013. There are 18 days left in the year. 1863 -- 150 years ago: Merry sleigh bells jingle in our streets in the wake of a driving northwest storm of snow and rain. 1888 -- 125 years ago: Thomas Campbell was elected commander of John Buford Post 243, Grand Army of the Republic. 1913 -- 100 years ago: Thomas B. Reidy was named consul of C.W. Hawes Camp No. 1550, and L.H. Eihl was named consul of Camp 29, Modern Woodmen of America. 1938 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island aldermen last night upheld the view of a petition signed by 150 businessmen that the city should not install parking meters. 1963 -- 50 years ago: Total volume during the Christmas mailing season may reach 12 million pieces in Rock Island, according to Rock Island Postmaster Carl J.L. Wessel. 1988 -- 25 years ago: The aromas filling the air at the Rock Island Lines depot in Rock Island soon will be prime rib and roast duck rather than sawdust and plaster. A tourist train will be offering dinner excursions in mid-February or early March, according to Dan Carmody, executive director of the Development Association of Rock Island.