Deaths, Dec. 1, 2012

Originally Posted Online: Nov. 30, 2012, 5:18 pm
Last Updated: Nov. 30, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Craig, Vineta Irene, 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Dennis, Don R., 83, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
DeKwae, Rene "Roger," 90, Durant; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Engstrom, Evelyn, 95, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Foreman, Floyd L. "Speed," 97, Riverside, Calif., formerly of the Quad Cities; Sierra Memorial, Riverside.
Sass, Dorothy E., 86, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Sieben, Lois V., 96, Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore, Geneseo.
Sissel, Brandon E., 18, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Smith, Jack Hubbard, 85, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.
Vinzant, Margaret, 97, formerly East Moline; Trimble, Moline.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
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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