Funerals, Jan. 10, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 09, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Barham, Jacqueline "Jackie" M., 87, Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bloom, Desyl L., 98, formerly of Moline; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Dornbush, Betty, 84, Harbor Crest, Fulton, formerly Albany; 10:30 a.m., Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Fox, Phyllis, J., 77, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Grimes, Betty Jean, 92, Rock Island, formerly Moline and Gulf Port, Miss.; 10 a.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Heaton, Rollin A. Jr., 82, Morrison, formerly Prophetstown; 2 p.m., Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Ketner, Glenna D., 87, Aledo; 1 p.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Odell, Sheryl Rae, 50, Davenport; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
O'Rourke, Patrick William, 63, Davenport; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Victory Catholic, Davenport.
Tice, Inez M., 85, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
VanHerzeele, Genevieve L. "Jenny," 78, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.


Local events heading

  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.

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