Deaths, Feb. 12, 2013


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Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 7:18 pm
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Andress, E. Pauline, 91, Moline; Speer, Aledo.
Booker, Samuel, 90, Rock Island; Weerts, Davenport.
Bryan, Jay B., 97, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Chambers, Clifford D., 79, Galesburg; Rux, Galva.
Duncan, James, 90, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Evinoff, Leanna M., 86, Dumas, Texas; Hodgson, Rock Island.
Faso, Anton J., 98, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
McMahon, Jane A., 73, Maquoketa, Iowa; Runge, Davenport.
Newsom, Connie Jo., 61, Goose Lake, Iowa; Pape, Clinton, Iowa.
Nguyen, Tan Van, 68, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Ross, Pearlie Mae, 77, York, Pa.; Boulding, York.
Schultz, Louise Nadine, 84, Safety Harbor, Fla., formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Seamans, Ruth, 92, Tucson, Ariz.; Farley, Estes and Dowdle; Battle Creek, Mich.
Stabler, Donald Jesse, 82, Neponset; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Trudell, Mary A., 78, Fremont, Calif., formerly Cambridge; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Waggoner, Regina, 59, Rock Island; Hodgson, Rock Island.

















 



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  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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