Deaths, Dec. 7, 2012


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Posted Online: Dec. 06, 2012, 5:09 pm
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Blust, Inez E., 79, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Fisher, Julie L., 46, Erie, formerly of Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Hanson, Sarah Bell, 91, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Hesler, Rodney L. "Buzz," 89, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Madison, Larry, 90, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Rapp, Gary D. "Beaver," 70, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Scott, Jeffrey A., 59, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Spragg, Robert I., 82, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Uhr, Grace A., 90, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.

















 



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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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