Charles Huston


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Posted Online: March 29, 2013, 7:10 pm
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Charles W. "Charlie" Huston, 86, of Davenport, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Davenport.
Following cremation, visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday at Runge, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.
Charlie served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was employed by the original Farmall Works in Rock Island, retiring in the mid-1980s. Later he was employed by St. Ambrose.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Kathy; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Todd; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Myrna. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty in 2009, and three sisters.












 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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