Funerals today, Saturday, March 8, 2014

Posted Online: March 07, 2014, 5:15 pm
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Ames, JoAnna "JoAnn" Louise, 64, Davenport; 1 p.m., Radisson Hotel, Davenport.
Bishop, Gloria Darlene, 88, Davenport; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Eaton, Dorothy M., 98, Peoria, Ill., formerly Davenport; 1:30 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Eckert, Helen G., 90, Aledo; 11 a.m., Fippinger, Aledo.
Emmendorfer, JoAnn, 80, East Moline; noon, St. Anne Catholic, East Moline.
Ewing, Dessie Ellanora, 87, Ocoee, Fla., formerly Rock Island; 10:30 a.m., Hodgson, Rock Island.
Flaherty, Norman Robert, 66, St. Ann, Mo., formerly Taylor Ridge; 11:30 a.m., Runge, Davenport.
Flores, Jeffrey A., 47, LeClaire; 2:30 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Garcia, Virginia, 93, Castle Rock, Colo., formerly Moline; 10 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
McKinzie, Flossie Mae, 86, Moline; 10 a.m., Lighthouse Baptist, Rock Island.
Quandt, Doris K., Iowa; 1 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Vozikis, Georgia, 89, East Moline; 1:30 p.m., Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wolever, Hattie F., 91, Prophetstown; 11 a.m., Prophetstown United Methodist.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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