Funerals, April 14, 2014


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Posted Online: April 13, 2014, 6:50 pm
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Adams, Eleanor A., 90, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport.
Almanza, Helen L., 60, Rochelle, Ill., formerly of Milan; 11 a.m. St. Matthew Lutheran, Milan.
DeMeyer, Grace C., 94, East Moline; 11 a.m., Christ the King Catholic, Moline.
Downey, Elizabeth A. "Midge," 79, Davenport; 11 a.m., First Christian, Davenport.
Kirschenman, Violet, Davenport; 10 a.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Laity, Helen Radmacher, 100, Avonlea Cottages, Milan, formerly of Rock Island; 1 p.m., Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island.
Lawson, Bill, 89, Rock Island; 2:30 p.m., Dennison, Viola.
Sharp, Harold "Henry" "Bud" I., 78, Colona; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Sheridan, Patrick Michael "Pat," 68, Clinton, Iowa; 10:30 a.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic, Fulton.
Tapscott, Connie S. "Sarge," 62, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Weber, Elizabeth "Beth" A., 50, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Welsh, Margaret Ellen, Williamsburg, Iowa; 10 a.m., St. Mary Catholic, Williamsburg.
Wynn, Kelly W., 69, Moline; 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran, Moline.



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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