Deaths, Jan. 23, 2013

Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Anderson, John T. "Jack," 86, Moline, formerly Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Andich, Beverly A., 86, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Bell, Jack B. Jr., 55, Durant; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Brown, Ceola "Lucille," 85, Moline; Schroder, Silvis.
Frey, Janet L. Laude Lauro, 86, Deerfield Beach, Fla., formerly Rock Island, and Dubuque, Iowa; Kraeer-Becker, Deerfield Beach.
Glassburn, Margaret, 94, Tampico; Garland, Tampico.
Greer, William "Bill" J., 77, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Hall, Hugh H., 88, Geneseo; Schroder, Colona.
Herrera, Juan, 66, East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Horn, Anna, 83, Silvis; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Krantz, Gretchen A., 82, Aurora, Ill., formerly Moline; Daleiden, Aurora.
Kugler, Davey Lee, 50, Benton, Ill; Morton & Johnston, Benton.
Lauritsen, William H., 96, Riverview Manor Nursing Home, Pleasant Valley; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Lohman, Herbert Sherman, 97, Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Lundahl, Betty Lindy, Hammond, Ind.; Kuiper, Highland, Ind.
McCutcheon, Ann Marie, 76, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Davenport.
Medley, Jeannette L., 86, Cambridge, formerly Woodhull; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Osborn, Gladys A., 85, Silvis, formerly Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Radford, Harold R., 96, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Schaver, Vivian M., 85, formerly Erie; Gibson-Bode, Erie.
Schmidt, Edna, 96, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Schreck, Freida, 95, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Swift, Betty L., 85, formerly East Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.
Waul, Kenneth J., 71, formerly Dubuque, Iowa, and Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Werderman, Earl "Jim" E., 93, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.


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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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