Robert Troutner


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Posted Online: Feb. 08, 2013, 7:04 pm
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Robert W. Troutner, 61, of Davenport, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, after a battle with cancer.
A celebration of Bob's life will be at a later date. Trimble, Moline, is assisting the family.
He was born Feb. 11, 1951, in Kankakee, Ill., and was adopted by Earl and Georgia Burgess Troutner. He married Sheri Hirsch Johnson July 31, 1999, in Davenport.
Surviving are his wife; children, Sarahjayne Snow, Doug Johnson, Monica Mallette Ritter and Michelle Mallette; sister, Carol Woodward; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.












 




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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.
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