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 Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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