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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  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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