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.


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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