Funerals, May 7, 2013

Posted Online: May 06, 2013, 6:55 pm
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Barkan, Carole Sue, 66, Rock Island; 11 a.m., Beth Israel Congregation, Tri City Jewish Center, Rock Island.
Bennett, Harold D., 72, Moline; 2 p.m., Rafferty, Moline.
Califf, John P., 73, Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., St. John's Lutheran, Rock Island.
Ekonomos, Theodora "Teddy," 88, Rancho Mirage, Calif., formerly Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., St. George Greek Orthodox, Rock Island.
Enlow, Lillie I., 96, Bettendorf; 1:30 p.m., Greenwood Cemetery, Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Grundstrom, Carl A., 96, Aledo; 10 a.m., St. Catherine's Catholic, Aledo.
Hickman, Karen D., 67, Rock Island; Rock Island National Cemetery. Meet by 9:30 a.m. at Trimble, Moline.
Hudson, Bonnie Lee, 70, Stroughton, Wis., formerly of Moline; 11 a.m., Stoughton Baptist, Stoughton.
Lovested, Alan "Al," 66, East Moline; 10 a.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Roling, Mary E., 85, Davenport; 10 a.m., Holy Family Catholic, Davenport.
Schnoor, Collette, 83, St. Peters, Minn.; 11 a.m., Schroder, Silvis.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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