Funerals today, Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Posted Online: March 04, 2013, 7:48 pm
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Eckstein, Judith, 81, Bettendorf; 10 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Jackson, Gloria, 78, Davenport; 11 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Kallquist, Patricia, 76, Davenport; noon, McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Reyna, Janie E., 68, East Moline; 10:30 a.m., Trimble, Moline.
Rolfes, Jay, 48, Bettendorf; 11:30 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes, Bettendorf.
Stephens, Donovan "Donnie" J., 36, Colona; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Stivers, Ethel, 98, Claremont, Calif., formerly Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
VanOverberg, Frances A., 91, Moline, formerly Cambridge; 2:30 p.m., Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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