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 Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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