Ethel Cada Anderson


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Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 5:41 pm
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Ethel Anderson, formerly of Rock Island, died on Oct. 15, 2012, in Louisville, Colo. The funeral was held on Oct. 21 at Atonement Lutheran Church in Boulder, Colo.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Friends are invited to attend and share memories of Ethel. Refreshments will be served after the service.
Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church of Rock Island or to the American Red Cross.












 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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