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 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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