Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 5:34 pm
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Barham, Jacqueline "Jackie" M., 87, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Bloom, Desyl L., 98, formerly Moline; Trimble, Moline.
DePauw, Oscar J. Sr., 77, Victoria; Stackhouse-Moore, Galva.
Dickinson, Dr. Scott, 83, Galva; Rux, Galva.
Dornbush, Betty, 84, Harbor Crest, Fulton, formerly Albany; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Dougan, George B., 95, Louisville, Colo., formerly Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Elsbury, Michael Todd, 49, Andalusia; Wendt, Moline.
Fausett, Wanda, 82, Aledo; Bewley, Aledo.
Fox, Phyllis J., 77, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Heaton, Rollin A. Jr., 82, Morrison, formerly Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Holmberg, Dr. William F., 82, Rock Island and Bonita Springs, Fla.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Keeton, Velma, 83, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Lindstrom, Earl, 86, Kewanee; Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee.
Pisman, Patrick, 49, Davenport.
Polk, Helen Cole, 85, Peoria, Ill.
Reed, Virginia E., 84, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Salisbury, Ronald L. Sr., 76, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Tingle, Tamra Sue "Tami," 45, San Bernardino, Calif., formerly Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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