Obituaries for April 17, 2014
William Thorndyke  April 18, 2014
Deborah Royal   April 18, 2014
Dolores Orr  April 18, 2014
John McFadden Jr.  April 18, 2014
Juanita LaGrone   April 18, 2014
James Jaster  April 18, 2014
Shirley Bald   April 18, 2014
Marvin Sunken  April 18, 2014
Charles Newswander   April 18, 2014
Wayne Mueller   April 18, 2014
Roger Mariman   April 18, 2014
Michael Johnson Jr.  April 18, 2014
Albert DeClercq  April 18, 2014
Ruth Conn  April 18, 2014
Keith Broderick  April 18, 2014
Andrew Piliponis   April 18, 2014
Harold Hemphill   April 18, 2014
Shirley Bald  April 17, 2014
Elsie Merrill  April 17, 2014
Roger Mariman  April 17, 2014
Mark Gentry  April 17, 2014
Dorothy Lister  April 17, 2014
Haline Akulow   April 17, 2014
Roxanne Lampkin  April 17, 2014
Hollace 'Dene' Chandler   April 17, 2014
Michael Parker   April 17, 2014
Harold Hemphill  April 17, 2014




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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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