Funerals, Feb. 26, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Booth, Elizabeth L., 93, Hudson, Wis., formerly Davenport; 2:30 p.m., Davenport Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Cobb, Rose, 87, Moline; 1 p.m., House of the Lord, East Moline.
Haines, Robert "Bob," 87, East Moline, formerly Normal, Ill.; 11 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Hueser, Marjorie Mae, 87, Davenport; 10:30 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Liggett, Alma R., 91, Moline; 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran, East Moline.
Lively, Margaret S., 92, Davenport; 10 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic, Davenport.
Seefeld, Rose E., 70, Joy; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Thackrey, Orval P., 93, Geneseo; 10:30 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Warfield, Dorothy L., 76, Erie; 11 a.m., Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Welch, Charlotte M., 94, East Moline; 11 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic, Silvis.
York, Irene T., 86, East Moline; 1 p.m., Esterdahl, Moline.


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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