Deaths, March 28,2 013

Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:55 pm
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Barr, Janette L., 92, Sarasota, Fla., formerly Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Bettin, Dale L., 82, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Boruff, Vaughn R., 82, Buffalo Prairie; Fippinger, Aledo.
Cushman, Arabelle Rain, daughter of Charles C. Cushman IV and Melissa J. Voorhis, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
DeBock, Reva A., 88, Bettendorf; Rafferty, Moline.
DeSmet, David R. "Dave," 65, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Duncan, Shirley, 69, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Gilarski, Charles K., 86, Bettendorf, formerly Orland Park, Ill.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Guerrero, Ruben A. 68, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Hampton, Louis D., 83, North Las Vegas, Nev., formerly East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Kline, Edward "Eddie," 80, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Lockheart, Pamela L., 66, Houston, Texas.
Peterson, Dennis George, formerly Moline, Muscatine, Iowa, and Auburn, Wash.; Bratton, York, S.C.
Peterson, Florence O., 99, Andover; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Polaschek, Mark A., 49, Davenport; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Stozek, Mary S., 80, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Teague, Belinda, 54, Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Thomas, George K., 85, Silvis; Esterdahl, Moline.


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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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