Funerals, March 18, 2014

Posted Online: March 17, 2014, 8:49 pm
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Belver, Nina G., 72, Moline; 2 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Collins, Elmer L., 86, Moline; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Eberts, Karen L., 71, Oquawka, Ill., formerly Moline; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Fowler, Mary E., 89, Rock Island; 10 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
Green, Arline Martha, 93, Galva; 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran, Galva.
Griffin, B. Diane, 47, Davenport; 5 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Gustafson, Betty L., 87, Moline; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Lord, Walter Harmon Jr., 90, Moline; 2 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.
McConnell, Lillian E., 94, Aledo, formerly Milan; 11 a.m., Taylor Ridge United Methodist.
McGowan, Virginia L., 77, Davenport; noon, Third Missionary Baptist, Davenport.
McRoberts, Juanita, 92, Milan; 11 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Ridgeway, Louise, 102, Silvis; 11 a.m., Pedrick, Keosauqua, Iowa.
Roden, James "T" Theadore, 84, Colona; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Shelton, James H., 87, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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