Patricia L. Verkler, 58, of Walcott, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at ManorCare, Utica Ridge, Davenport. Memorial services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Davenport, with visitation 9-10 a.m. Arrangements are by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Inurnment is at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Surviving are daughters, Stacy and Heather Van Hoosier, Davenport; four grandchildren; father, Joe (Shirley Miller) Verkler, Davenport; siblings, Kathleen Neels, Carbon Cliff, George, Kevin, Rick; friend, Glen VanDee.
Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day. 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. 1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today. 1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.