Deaths, Feb. 28, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
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Bethurem, Herbert, 95, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Boss, Ronald Lee, 66, Boynton Beach, Fla., fomerly of Moline.
Carrasca, Kim M., 56, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Hall, David J., 51, Charleston S.C., formerly of Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Harris, Charles D., 82, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Hodgett, Grace, 92, Neponset; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hoogerwerf, Thomas T., 77, Iowa City; Lensing, Iowa City.
Jaros, Dennis "D.J.," 69, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Johnson, Nancy, 75, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
KingKaestner, Betty A., 90, of Warren Towers, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Konstant, Mardelle, 71, Kewanee; Esterdahl, Moline.
Martin, Helen Elizabeth, 93, Wilton, Iowa; Bentley, Durant.
McCarty, Judith F., 77, Delavan, Ill.; Davis, Delavan.
Patton, Wanda, 83, Hampton; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Salisberry, Dale W. Sr., 71, Moline; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Scheckel, Sherry Jean, 60, Moline; Schroder, Colona.
Stivers, Ethel M., 98, Claremont, Calif., formerly of Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Williams, Stanley R., 70, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Wise, Deb, 52, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.


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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