Funerals today, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Posted Online: July 02, 2014, 5:45 pm
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Albert, Rex T., 62, Blue Grass; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Bullock, Sandra Kay "Sandy," 60, Colona; 10:30 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Goodwin, James E. "Jim," 89, Port Byron; 11 a.m., First United Methodist, Port Byron.
Holmes, Mark Alan, 52, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; 11 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Hughes, Elaine Idell Rose, 90, Bettendorf; 2 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jackson, Frances, 102, Peoria, Ill., formerly Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Jones, Rachel I., 83, Davenport; 2 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Kennedy, Audrey L., 74, Eldridge; 10 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Lahti, Theodore R. "Ted," 74, Pleasant Valley; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Larrison, Edgar Lee, 79, Hampton, East Moline, Lakeland, Fla.; 11 a.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Liebbe, Jean M., 91, Davenport; 2 p.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Sparbel, Charles E., 89, Davenport; 2 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Stiles, Kathryn "Kay," 84, Davenport; 11 a.m., Edwards Congregational UCC, Davenport.
Sutton, Donald D., 74, Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee.
VanOpdorp, Louann, 59, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.
Young, Jane, 85, Hampton; 2:30 p.m., Cordova Cemetery.


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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