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.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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