Funerals, May 8, 2013

Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 5:00 pm
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Brown, William "Bill" A., Bettendorf; 10 a.m., First Assembly of God, Bettendorf.
Johnson, Darlene L., 84, Geneseo; 11 a.m., Vandemore, Geneseo.
Kandis, Frances M., 87, East Moline; 10 a.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox, East Moline.
Martinez, Frank Jr., 68, Davenport, formerly of Fremont, Calif.; 6:30 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Norvell, Mona E., 83, Davenport; 11 a.m. Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Meet by 10:30 a.m. at Weerts, Davenport.
Petersen, Kathlyn M., 85, Davenport; 11:15 a.m., Kahl Home, Davenport.
Ricketts, Cheryl Janet, 85, Davenport and Bettendorf; 10 a.m., St. John Vianney Catholic, Bettendorf.
Rinella, Francis S. "Fran," 95, Kewanee; 10 a.m., St. Mary Catholic, Kewanee.


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  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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