Death list for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 5:50 pm
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Anderson, Everett "Lefty" Jr., 95, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Czupka, Nancy J., 78, Inverness, Fla., formerly Rock Island; Heinz, Inverness.
DeMeyer, Jerrold "Jerry," 58, Green Forest, Ark.; Nelson, Berryville, Ark.
Fick, Allen E., 65, Walcott; Bentley, Durant.
Gravitt, Darrel D., 81, Port Byron; Schroder, Silvis.
Greer, Harry Lee Jr., 91, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Hartley, Priscilla June Devlin, 88, Galesburg; Hoover-Hall, Alexis.
Herbst, Clifford L. "Skip," 88, Hot Springs Village, Ark., formerly the Quad-Cities area.
Hicks, Betty J., 92, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.
Inghram, Mary Ellen, 79, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Majeski, Kathleen, 56, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Miller, Joanne M., 72, Rock Island; Bewley, Aledo.
Overton, Ivan "Ike" R., 84, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Saskowski, Gregory J., 50, Peoria, Ill.; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Schrier, Bud, 82, Carlisle, Iowa; Overton, Indianola, Iowa.
Sparacello, Benjamin J. "Benny," 86, East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Stallings, Aaron, infant son of Cody and Alesha Stallings, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Stuebe, Charles A., 65, Illinois City; Hodgson, Rock Island.


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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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