Deaths, Jan. 1, 2013


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Posted Online: Dec. 31, 2012, 5:59 pm
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Aring, Donna J., 71, a resident of Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bengtson, Joann, 69, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Carnes, Naomi Gail, 68, rural Griggsville, Ill.; Niebur, Pittsfield, Ill.
Cooper, Samuel L., 80, Galesburg, formerly of Keithsburg; Bewley, Aledo.
Dussliere, Donald R., 87, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Goldsmith, Madeline, 83, Rock Island; Schroder, Silvis.
Keemle, John M. "Jack," 75, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
McCarthy, Cathleen, 68, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Megrew, Bede E., 60, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Nesbitt, Margo, 87, Minneola, Kan.; Fippinger, Aledo.
Nusbaum, David Bruce, 65, Eldridge; Chambers, Eldridge.
Ouart, Lorene, 87, Annawan; Stackhouse-Moore, Annawan.
Pierce, Raymond, 79, Colona; Trimble, Moline.
Saguilan, Maribel, 51, East Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Schaaf, Stephen R. Sr., 63, Davenport.
Sparrow, James R., 69, Rock Island formerly of Moline and Port Byron; Vandemore, Atkinson.
Walter, Keith I., 92, Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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