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 Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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