Deaths, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 8:14 pm
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Bentley, John H., 78, Davenport; Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Black, Irving R., 85, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island.
Bush, Kathryn, 91, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes Ltd., Fulton.
Hirl, Lorna, 85, Davenport; Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Houser, Jennifer F., 37, Princeton, Iowa; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Hulsart, Peggy A., 67, Moline; DeRoo Funeral Home, Moline.
Manning, Leona Mary, 90, Johnston, Iowa; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.
Martens, Lavonne A. "Bonnie," 81, of Savanna, Ill.; Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna, Ill.
Redman, Danny L., 54, Coal Valley; Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley.
Rohlk, Helen M., 95, Bettendorf; Runge Mortuary, Davenport.
Thomas, Hazel J., 81, Colona; Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory Ltd., Moline.
Willey, Vittoria Wyatt, newborn, Iowa; Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport.
Witt, William P. "Bill," 65, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes Ltd., Morrison.


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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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