Deaths, Dec. 11, 2012

Originally Posted Online: Dec. 10, 2012, 5:22 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 10, 2012, 8:05 pm
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Armstrong, Helen L., 88, Viola; Fippinger, Aledo.
Blume, Frederick "Rick" Tillman Hawk, 57, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Domingez, Peter, 87, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Fix, Robert Lewis, Warr Acres, Okla., formerly of Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Hawkins, Timothy "Tim" Drake, 61, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Jordan, Joshua Edward, 35, of Mount Vernon, Mo., formerly of Geneseo; Herman H. Lohmeyer, Springfield, Mo.
Lowry, Curtis, 59, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Medina, Consuelo R., 93, of Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Monty, George C., 59, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Polchow, Michael D., 65, Rock Island; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Wilkens, Jay, 87, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.


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1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
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