Deaths, April 11, 2013

Posted Online: April 10, 2013, 6:15 pm
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Border, Betty J., 89, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Leahy, Sister Ann, 85, Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, Iowa; Halligan-McCabe-DeVreis, Davenport.
McMorran, Willard H., 81, formerly of Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Pass, Barbara, 68, Dubuque, Iowa; Schroder, Silvis.
Pogue, Dr. Robert M., 68, Stronghurst, Ill.; Banks & Beals, Stronghurst.
Searles, John M., 97, Davenport; Weerts, 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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