Theodora 'Teddy' Ekonomos


Share
Posted Online: April 29, 2013, 7:20 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Theodora "Teddy" Ekonomos, 88, of Rancho Mirage, Calif., formerly of Rock Island, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at her home.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Rock Island. Further arrangements are pending at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




(More History)