Deaths, Dec. 4, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 5:19 pm
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Beaudry, Mary Ann, 79, formerly of Rock Island; Wheelan-Presly, Rock Island.
Dura, Marcella, 83, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Farr, Donna M., 69, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Luckey, Robert L., 55, of Calvin, Okla.; Whinery-Savage, Elk City, Okla.
Pauley, Mary Lou, 85, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Scoville, Mary Anna, 92, Rock Island, formerly of Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Snyder, Elmer "Whitey," 89, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Van Unnik, Louise Josephine, 91, Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Villegas, Augustin Victoria, 57, Moline; DeRoo, Moline.
Wakeland, Patricia M., 78, Bettendorf; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Winegard, Alfred Daniel, 86, Muscatine; Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers, Muscatine.
Wolf, Barbara J., Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.


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  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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