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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  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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