Deaths, Jan. 6, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 05, 2013, 5:14 pm
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Bremer, Charles K., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Fleming, Tari E., 70, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Grimes, Betty Jean, 92, Rock Island, formerly of Moline and Gulf Port, Miss.; Rafferty, Moline.
Hein, Paul D., 87, of Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Isaacson, Muriel K., 91, formerly of Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Karenke, Dale O., 78, Lynn Center; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Ketner, Glenna, 87, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Long, Mary Ann, 90, formerly of Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Odell, Sheryl L., 50, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Singleton, Ashlynn Marie, infant daughter of Ariel Singleton, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
West, Helen, 90, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Witmore, Phyllis M., 84, of Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.



Local events heading

  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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