Deaths, Jan. 6, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 05, 2013, 5:14 pm
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Bremer, Charles K., 83, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Fleming, Tari E., 70, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Grimes, Betty Jean, 92, Rock Island, formerly of Moline and Gulf Port, Miss.; Rafferty, Moline.
Hein, Paul D., 87, of Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Isaacson, Muriel K., 91, formerly of Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Karenke, Dale O., 78, Lynn Center; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Ketner, Glenna, 87, Aledo; Fippinger, Aledo.
Long, Mary Ann, 90, formerly of Orion; Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl, Orion.
Odell, Sheryl L., 50, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Singleton, Ashlynn Marie, infant daughter of Ariel Singleton, Moline; Hodgson, Rock Island.
West, Helen, 90, Bettendorf; Weerts, Davenport.
Witmore, Phyllis M., 84, of Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.


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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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