Funerals today, Thursday, July 3, 2014

Posted Online: July 02, 2014, 5:45 pm
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Albert, Rex T., 62, Blue Grass; 1 p.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Bullock, Sandra Kay "Sandy," 60, Colona; 10:30 a.m., Esterdahl, Moline.
Goodwin, James E. "Jim," 89, Port Byron; 11 a.m., First United Methodist, Port Byron.
Holmes, Mark Alan, 52, Hermosa Beach, Calif.; 11 a.m., Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline.
Hughes, Elaine Idell Rose, 90, Bettendorf; 2 p.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jackson, Frances, 102, Peoria, Ill., formerly Kewanee; 11 a.m., Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Jones, Rachel I., 83, Davenport; 2 p.m., Runge, Davenport.
Kennedy, Audrey L., 74, Eldridge; 10 a.m., Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Lahti, Theodore R. "Ted," 74, Pleasant Valley; 11 a.m., McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Larrison, Edgar Lee, 79, Hampton, East Moline, Lakeland, Fla.; 11 a.m., Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Liebbe, Jean M., 91, Davenport; 2 p.m., Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Sparbel, Charles E., 89, Davenport; 2 p.m., Weerts, Davenport.
Stiles, Kathryn "Kay," 84, Davenport; 11 a.m., Edwards Congregational UCC, Davenport.
Sutton, Donald D., 74, Kewanee; 1:30 p.m., Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee.
VanOpdorp, Louann, 59, Geneseo, formerly Atkinson; 10:30 a.m., St. Malachy Catholic, Geneseo.
Young, Jane, 85, Hampton; 2:30 p.m., Cordova Cemetery.


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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