Death list for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 7:50 pm
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Baumunk, Lois J., 76, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
David, Richard L. "Dick," 72, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Emerson, Lois I., 67, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Erwin, Sandra Kae, 68, Ottawa, Ill.; Ottawa, Ottawa.
Hagan, Joseph W. "Joe," 89, Galesburg, formerly Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hand, Barbara B., 86, Fulton; McDonald, Fulton.
Herren, Dorothy Darlene, 91, East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kemble Ray, Barbara J., 60, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Linville, Peter A., 68, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Parsons, Jean A., 84, Hampton; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Price, Thomas L. "Tip," 74, rural Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Rigg, Trent R., 59, East Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.


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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