Deaths, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 02, 2012, 8:32 pm
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Drefchinski, Elizabeth J., 69, Geneseo; Vandemore Funeral Homes Ltd., Geneseo.
Goode, Constance Lee, 64, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins Mortuary and Cremation Service, Davenport.
Kluk, Richard J., 65, Bettendorf; Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport.
Mann, Doris Lucille Jump, 93, Moline; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
McMaster, Kevin, 53, Moline; Wendt Funeral Home, Moline.
Ott, Brian C., 73, Moline; Rafferty Funeral Home, Moline.
Saunders, Delores M., 79, Tupelo, Miss., formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Stubbs, Ruth M., 81, Erie; Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Erie.
Sweely, Christopher J. "Chris," 40, Clinton; Pape Funeral Home, Clinton.


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  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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