Death list for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 03, 2013, 4:41 pm
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Brooks, Elden E., 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Buller, Denzil, 84, LeClaire; Runge, Davenport.
Goodman, C.June, 86, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Hicks, Lavell, 62, Davenport; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Inman, Troy C. Jr., 72, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Jackson, Samuel, 78, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Johnson, Jane E., 95, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Scott, Billie R., 83, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Stewart, Lyle J., 84, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Trich, Ruby L., 91, 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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