Death list for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:28 pm
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Carlin, Joanne J., 78, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Cassidy, John Patrick, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Craig, Betty M., 84, Davenport, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Dvorak, Richard M., 56, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Graham, Beverlee A., 63, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Harland, Ronald Joseph, 61, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Hawk, George W., 90, Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Kuhlmann, Frances A., 85, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Kvapil, John R., 78, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Lyon, David W., 55, Littleton, Colo., formerly East Moline.
McGuiness, Dr. Dan, formerly Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Nimrick, Beverly J., 80, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Sandholm, William E., 89, Coal Valley; Esterdahl, Moline.


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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