Services for Cynthia J. "Cindi" Ross-Webb, 55, Davenport, are 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, with visitation 12:30 p.m. to services. Burial is at Holy Family Cemetery, Davenport. She was born Sept. 6, 1957. She married Robert Webb Nov. 24, 2006. Surviving are her husband; children, Daniel Bradley, Natasha Bradley, Brandi Ross, Timothy Ross, David Gott, David Dyer, Jesika Dyer, Laura Webb, Jessica Webb; 25 grandchildren; father, Gary Gloden; siblings, Grace, Jackie, Kim, Shirley, Bobby, Jimmy, Steve.
Today is Wednesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2013. There are 223 days left in the year. 1863 -- 150 years ago: Large quantities of ice from LaCrosse and Lake Pepin are beingshipped on ice boats, towed by steamers to St. Louis and points below. 1888 -- 125 years ago: With the Mississippi River at 18 feet above the low water stage,Rock Island is waging a valiant fight to keep the river from flooding the entire city. 1913 -- 100 years ago: Approval has been given by the city commission for paving 45thStreet between 7th and 11th Avenues. 1938 -- 75 years ago: Herndon Wright, of East Moline, has won the discus-throw title, by aheave of more than 140 feet, to set a new high school record at Champaign. 1963 -- 50 years ago: With the Selective Service Law recently extended by Congress forfour more years, Mrs. Hazel Doris reminded young men that they must register withinfive days after attaining their 18th birthday. 1988 -- 25 years ago: Over 500 Quad-Cities area retired volunteers were honoredrecently for their community services at a Retired Senior Volunteer Program luncheonat Palmer Auditorium in Davenport. Guest speaker, William Moffitt, director of productengineering of Deere & Co., spoke about leadership and stressed the importance ofcommunity volunteers.