Deaths, Feb. 1, 2013


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 7:43 pm
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Adams, Dorothy L., 85, formerly of Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Bunn, Mary L., 86, Bettendorf; McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
Clark, T. Victor, 80, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
French, Betty J., 87, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Hughes, Dennis Michael, 61, Davenport; Runge, Davenport.
Lazar, Maxine Mae, 83, Streamwood, Ill., formerly Geneseo; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Lundeen, Elaine M., 90, formerly of Rock Island and Mesa, Ariz.
McLennan, Alma M., 96, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee.
Patrick, Minnie L., 59, Davenport; Sullivan-Ellis, East Moline.
Rainey, Robert D., 85, Mission, Texas; Peterson-Wallin-Knox, Woodhull.
Reidy-Smith, Margaret Elizabeth, 86, Moline; Rafferty, Moline.
Savage, Amos, 97, Rock Island; Wendt, Moline.
Scales, Susan E., 61, Cambridge; Vandemore, Geneseo.
Szeker, Aladar "Al," 73, Davenport; Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
Tuttle, Kirby J., 52, Silvis; Schroder, Silvis.












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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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