Death list for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 8:42 pm
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Bolt, Eudella "Dell," 94, Rock Island; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Briggs, Kyle James, 27, Davenport; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Brown, Vera Mae, 96, LeClaire; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Brus, Marie Schulz, 91, formerly Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Butler, Kobe Joe, infant son of Joseph Butler Jr. and Amber Reicks, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Connolly, Viva S., 94, Harbor Crest, Fulton; Bosma-Renkes, Fulton.
Fuller, Martina "Marty" Adeline, 76, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Holladay, Dorothy, 84, Milan; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Jamison, Andrei, 63, Sterling, formerly East Moline; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Jevons, Stephen Preston, 77, Terrell, Texas, formerly Moline; Anderson-Clayton Bros., Terrell.
Johnson, Winifred, 91, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Marselle, Joseph, 33, Stoughton, Wis., formerly Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
McDonnell, Thomas R., 60, Lynn Center; Esterdahl, Moline.
Morris, Robert W., 65, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Nelson, Lois M., 93, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Newberg, Arlington "Arlie" McCarl III, 70, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Parr, Betty M., 74, Kewanee, formerly East Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Poston, Raymond A., 72, Walcott; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Russell, Robert C., 57, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Secoy, Warren D., Jr., 76, Coal Valley; Trimble, Coal Valley.
Shafer, Betty J., 82, Moline; Wheelan-Pressly, Milan.
Stewart, Richard Henry, 86, Hillsdale; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Taber, Patience Delight, 33, Washington, Ill.; Deiters, Washington.

















 




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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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