Funerals today, Friday, April 26, 2013

Posted Online: April 25, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Boehme, Albert Leo, 89, Boca Raton, Fla., formerly of East Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Borota, Philip A., 67, Toulon; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Boyd, Everett F., 81, Colona; 11 a.m., Heritage Church, Rock Island.
Courter, Gary Dean, 69, Sherrard; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Ellison, Barbara Marie, 87, formerly of Rock Island; 10 a.m., First Baptist, Rock Island.
Lytton, Julius M., 99, East Moline; 11 a.m., Temple Emanuel, Davenport.
Rangel, Elizabeth "Lisa" Melinda, 45, Chicago, formerly of East Moline; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rogers Park Community Church, Chicago.
Schroeder, Lois J., 92, Davenport; 2 p.m., Koning Chapel at Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Schulz, Jeanne, 60, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., St. John's United Methodist, Davenport.
Shanks, Fletcher W., 98, Davenport; 11 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Webster, Scott J. Sr., 66, Blue Grass; 11:30-1:45 p.m., Trimble, Moline.
Winter, Lorraine M., 90, Bettendorf; 11 a.m., First Baptist, Davenport.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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