Deaths, Nov. 15, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Culbertson, Gertrud, 94, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
De Smet, Richard Lee "Dick," 78, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Ducey, Doris M., 97, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Hendrickson, Steve, 60, Greeneville, Tenn.; Doughty-Stevens, Greeneville.
Hatler, Jerry Wayne, 82, Batesville, Ark.; Willis, Batesville.
Jones, Belinda, 61, Davenport, formerly Chicago; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Knox-Frank, Margaret E., 96, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Madsen, John Sr., Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Miller, Rhonda, 62, Viola; Dennison, Viola.
Roberts, Lillie M., 87, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Tague, Vivian B., 100, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.


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  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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