Obituaries for July 17, 2014
Steven Wheeler   July 18, 2014
Edward Stamer  July 18, 2014
Dean Marberry  July 18, 2014
Olen Chandler  July 18, 2014
Harry Calhoun  July 18, 2014
Harry Schmidt   July 18, 2014
Helen Freberg   July 18, 2014
Dorothy Baranyos  July 18, 2014
Robert Moreno  July 18, 2014
Sharon Leland   July 18, 2014
Max Taylor   July 18, 2014
Marjorie Brummitt   July 18, 2014
Glenna Yuskis  July 18, 2014
Lillian Hagstrom   July 18, 2014
Ed Reaves   July 17, 2014
Ed Viager   July 17, 2014
Maxine Ritch   July 17, 2014
Dorothy McDowell  July 17, 2014
Helen Freberg  July 17, 2014
Marjorie Brummitt  July 17, 2014
George Baayen Jr.   July 17, 2014
David Martin  July 17, 2014
Annagene Markin   July 17, 2014
Jacob Antros   July 17, 2014




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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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