Helen Faust

Posted Online: March 26, 2013, 6:41 pm
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Helen Faust, 62, of Rock Island, died March 26, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Weerts, Davenport, with visitation noon to services. Burial is at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport.
She was born in Preston, Miss., to Cliff and Irene Payton.
Survivors include her husband, Henry; children, Evonne Jordan, Huntsville, Ala., and Wesley and David Sanders, both of Davenport; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; mother, Irene Collage; and siblings, Lillie Mhoon, Mary Overstreet and Earl Harrington.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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