Funeral list for Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 13, 2013, 7:47 pm
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Monday, Jan. 14

Adkins, Ryan L., 52, of Bourbonnais, formerly of Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., Atkinson Congregational, Atkinson. Cooper, Sarah J., 92, Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Coal Valley; 11 a.m., Beulah Cemetery, Orion. Curran, Mark, 38, Davenport; 11 a.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport. DeLille, Madeline M., 97, Moline; 10 a.m., Sacred Heart, Moline. Dougan, George Bruce, 95, Louisville, Colo., formerly Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport. Dreessen, Kenneth J., 88, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island. Eddleman, Robert Lavern 'Bob,' 83, Rock Island; 1 p.m., First Baptist, East Moline. Malamphy, Joyce, 56, Rock Island; 6 p.m., Hodgson, Rock Island. Morrison, Esther E., 93, Rock Island; 11 a.m., St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran, Moline. Rowe, Dorothy A., 92, Silvis; 10 a.m., Schroder, Silvis. Saur, Amanda L., 88, Buffalo; 10:30 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, Davenport. Tapia, Jose C. Sr., 74, East Moline; 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis. Telleen, Frank Frederick, 94, Rock Island; 11 a.m., St. John's Lutheran, Rock Island. Vance, Vera M., 99, Milan; 1:30 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan. VanDerSchaaf, Gladys Irene Wikner, 104, Geneseo, formerly Sioux Falls, S.D.; 6 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Geneseo. Wiedenhoeft, Wallace L., 93, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran, Geneseo. Wildman, Dorothy, 90, Silvis; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.

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