Deaths for April 28, 2013

Posted Online: April 27, 2013, 8:01 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Anderson, John, 84, and Angelina, 82, Fort Myers, Fla.
Buck, Owen "Stan," 58, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Dasso, Betty J. Driskell, 69, Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Diederich, Eugene T. "Gene," Diederich, 88, Carbon Cliff; Esterdahl, Moline.
Garrison, Gerald, 73, Aledo; Speer, Aledo.
Grafton, Donald, 73, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Kannenberg, Michael F., 67, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Malone, Clyde L. "Pat," 92, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Morrison, Ann M., 67, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.
Velando, Ricardo M., 68, LeClaire; Trimble, Moline.


Local events heading

  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.

(More History)