Eleanor Adams


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Posted Online: April 11, 2014, 5:36 pm
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Services for Eleanor A. Adams, 90, of Davenport, are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Koning Chapel, Ridgecrest Village, Davenport. Burial is at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, and 9:30 a.m. to services Monday at the chapel
She died April 9, 2014, at Crest Health Center.
Survivors include her husband, John; children, John, Rochester, N.Y., and Marilyn, Katie, Annette, all Davenport, Nancy, St. Louis, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.












 



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1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
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