Death list for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 6:54 pm
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Beyer, James E., 57, Moline; Esterdahl, Moline.
Bos, Charles W. "Chuck," 83, rural Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Brasmer, Susan, 58, Colona; Schroder, Colona.
Case, Robert B., 82, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Coers, Norine, 92, Cordova; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Frank, Robert E., 95, formerly Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Jones, Helen Dorothy, 90, Belleville, Ill., formerly Viola; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Alpha.
Lawson, Sharon Ann, 73, Geneseo; Stackhouse-Moore-Geneseo.
Nelson Harmon, Jean, 79, Sycamore, Ill., formerly Erie; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Randall, Jack E., 73, Port Byron; Gibson-Bode, Port Byron.
Sedam, Betty I., 90, New Boston; Fippinger, Aledo.
Smith, Richard, 70, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison.
Young, Ardwin C., 84, Keithsburg; Bewley, Aledo.

















 




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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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