Funerals today, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 6:37 pm
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Adams, Jimmie Lee Sr., 69, Rock Island; 1 p.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bell, Shirley, 81, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Berberich, Timothy M., 47, Davenport; 3:30 p.m., Gloria Dei Presbyterian, Rock Island.
Carpenter, Jim L., 66, Silvis; 1:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Gildersleeve, Joe David, 77, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Lawton, George R., 82, Walcott, formerly Davenport; 11 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
McKenzie, Eileen R., 88, formerly Milan; 10 a.m., St. Maria Goretti Catholic, Coal Valley.
Riley, Louise M., 85, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy's Catholic, Geneseo.
Sterritt, Elinor E., 88, Galva; 11 a.m., Rux, Galva.


Local events heading

  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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