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 Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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