Funerals, Feb. 26, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Booth, Elizabeth L., 93, Hudson, Wis., formerly Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Davenport Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Cobb, Rose, 87, Moline; 1 p.m., House of the Lord, East Moline.
Haines, Robert "Bob," 87, East Moline, formerly Normal, Ill.; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Hueser, Marjorie Mae, 87, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Liggett, Alma R., 91, Moline; 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, East Moline.
Lively, Margaret S., 92, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Seefeld, Rose E., 70, Joy; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Thackrey, Orval P., 93, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Warfield, Dorothy L., 76, Erie; 11 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Welch, Charlotte M., 94, East Moline; 11 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
York, Irene T., 86, East Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.


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  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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