Deaths, Feb. 6, 2013

Posted Online: Feb. 05, 2013, 6:20 pm
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Bell, Shirley Ann, 81, Bettendorf; Runge, Davenport.
Brocket, Clifford E., 86, Cambridge; Stackhouse-Moore, Cambridge.
Daniel, Cathy L., 61, Moline; Wendt, Moline.
Dipple, Wilma E., 90, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport.
Downing, Bill, 87, formerly of Rock Island.
Korn, Dr. John C. "Jack" Sr., 84, Bettendorf; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.
Maes, Shirley L., 70, Prophetstown; Bosma-Gibson, Prophetstown.
Nelson, Jeri L., 64, Moline; Trimble, Moline.
Scherz, Lou, 75, Davenport; Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Sovanski, Gregory "Polock," 67, Moline; Van Hoe, East Moline.


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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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