Death list for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 02, 2013, 9:18 pm
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Allen, Betty, 83, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Appleton, Ruth, 69, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Johnston, Forrest, 92, Donahue, Iowa; McGinnis-Chambers, Eldridge.
Madsen, Karen, 97, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Meier, Jacqueline A. "Ann," 65, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Rentfro, Robert Monroe, 85, Milan, formerly of Mulkeytown, Ill.; Gilbert, Christopher, Ill.
Schmidt, Edeline, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Schultz, Clarence, 97, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Stieger, Rickey "Rick," 65, Blue Grass; Runge, Davenport.
Vandewostine, Brent W., 60, Henderson, Ill.; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Wallace, Franklin Sherwood, 85, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.


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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