Deaths, Nov. 22, 2012


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 5:25 pm
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Aldeman, Ronald K., 72, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Alexander, Eileen Thomas Crosby, 69, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Asquith, Dolores E., 96, Moline, formerly of Reynolds; Wheelan-Pressly, Reynolds.
Bouldin, Shelvy Jean, 52, McMinnville, Tenn.; Gardens of Memory, McMinnville.
Carter, Ellen D., 59, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Jones, Nancy A., 60, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Kramer, Arthur, 101, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Norris, Charles R. "Chuck," 87, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island,
Schaubroeck, Ann M., 61, of Pleasant Valley; Runge, Davenport.
Searle, Howard B., 84, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Willey, Donna Jean, 85, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.

















 




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1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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