Funerals, Feb. 28, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Bates, Jerry W., 90, Peoria, Ariz., formerly of the Quad-Cities; 1 p.m., Wendt, Moline.
Donahue, Michael J. Sr., 57, Davenport; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Goodworth, Betty M., 84, Davenport; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Howard, Dick N., 85, Hampton; 1 p.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Leonard, Eber J. "Len," 95, Bettendorf; noon, Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Pope, Fred Leroy Jr., 89, Moline; 10 a.m., Edgewood Baptist, Rock Island.
Seefeld, Rose, 70, Joy; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Sinksen, Wayne Delmar, 85, Davenport; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Woods, Charles M. "Mike," 67, Colona; 11 a.m., Schroder, Colona.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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