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.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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