Death list for Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 01, 2012, 5:46 pm
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Barlow, Veryl H., 83, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Colmer, Joe L., 95, East Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Douglas, Alice M., 85, Bettendorf, formerly of Moline; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries.
Gau, Jean P., 77, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hendrickson, Ted, Charles, 71, Tucson, Ariz. ; Adair, Tucson.
Johnson, Mary F., 74, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Marr, Galen Russell, 69, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Mlekush, Shirley A. Newberry, 77, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Sieben, Lois V., 96, Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore.
Snyder, Ward "Ken," 67, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Swanson, The Rev. H.R. Erwin, 89, Madison, Wis., formerly of Bettendorf; Gunderson, Madison.
Viscioni, Louis, 99, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Williams, Arthur F., 85, Andalusia; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


Local events heading

  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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