Deaths, Nov. 16, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 15, 2012, 5:37 pm
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Anderson, Shirley, S., 78, rural Lisbon, Ill.; Fruland, Morris, Ill.
Brady, Ingeborg Mary Catherine Peterson, 97, Kent, Wash.; Edline & Yahn Covington, Kent.
Daniels, William "Bill" M., 52, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
DeCoster, Mary Kay, 79, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Fox, Frances L., 95, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Nicola, Bernadine J., 93, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sheckles, Hazel, 93, formerly of Keithsburg; Dennison, Aledo.
Stone, John W., 75, Rockford, Ill., formerly Moline; Sunset, Machesney Park, Ill.
Tillman, Tomi Jean Musch, 63, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Vesey, Clayton Sr., 84, Rock Island; Weerts, Davenport.



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  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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