Services for Cynthia J. "Cindi" Ross-Webb, 55, Davenport, are 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, with visitation 12:30 p.m. to services. Burial is at Holy Family Cemetery, Davenport. She was born Sept. 6, 1957. She married Robert Webb Nov. 24, 2006. Surviving are her husband; children, Daniel Bradley, Natasha Bradley, Brandi Ross, Timothy Ross, David Gott, David Dyer, Jesika Dyer, Laura Webb, Jessica Webb; 25 grandchildren; father, Gary Gloden; siblings, Grace, Jackie, Kim, Shirley, Bobby, Jimmy, Steve.
Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.