Deaths, Jan. 27, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 26, 2013, 11:11 pm
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Bearce. William Kenneth "Bill" Jr., 72, Rock Island, formerly of Bushnell, Ill.; Clugston-Tibbitts, Macomb, Ill.
Beeth, Walter C., 96, formerly of Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Buskirk, Donna, 94, a resident at Lincoln Rehab Center in Decauter, Ill., formerly of Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
DeCrane, Diane S., 62, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Gibson, Barrie, 70, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Johnson, Thaddeus M. Sr., 84, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Jones, George T. "Tom," 87, Davenport, formerly of Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Jones, Wayne G., Waxahachie, Texas, formerly of the Quad-Cities area; West-Hurtt, DeSoto, Texas.
Marcussen, Jack O., 88, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Peisch, Patricia L., 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sharar, Donald, 91, Silvis, formerly of Moline; Trimble, Moline.
West, Mary B., 88, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.


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  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.

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