Deaths, Jan. 25, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 24, 2013, 6:01 pm
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Hawley, Lawrence B., 73, Peoria, Ill.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Hayes, Modesta Arguello, 94, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Holmes, Robert H., 85, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lorenz, Olga E., 94, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Martin, Queen Ester, 68, Rock Island; Orr's, Rock Island.
Olson, Anna, 93, Adel, Iowa, formerly of Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Pilarski, Donald E. "Don" "Peelie," Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Shearer, Helen, 97, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Wood, Shirley Lawrence, 87, Moline; Trimble, Moline.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
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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.
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